Hasegawa wins WBC featherweight title

Hasegawa wins WBC featherweight title

Published Nov. 26, 2010 1:55 p.m. ET

Hozumi Hasegawa of Japan beat Juan Carlos Burgos of Mexico by unanimous decision to win the vacant WBC featherweight title on Friday.

The 29-year-old Hasegawa, a former WBC bantamweight champion, improved his record to 29-3 with 12 knockouts. The 22-year-old Burgos dropped to 25-1 with 18 KOs.

Takahiro Aoh of Japan outpointed Vitaly Tajbert of Germany to win the WBC super featherweight title.

Aoh improved to 20-2 with one draw. Tajbert dropped to 20-2.