posted on Jun, 4 2004 @ 12:51 PM
TOKYO (AP) - Champion Chris John of Indonesia retained his WBA featherweight title Friday, scoring a unanimous points decision over Japan's Osamu
John, making his first title defense, dominated the 12-round fight at Tokyo's Ariake Coliseum and finished ahead on all judges cards with scores of
117-111, 116-113, 120-109.
With the victory, John improved to 34-0-0 with 19 knockouts. Sato saw his record fall to 27-3-3.