Boxing

 
                === Kokietgym beats Nashiro to keep WBA belt ===
 
 Osaka,  Japan (Sports  Network)  - Tepparith  Kokietgym  of Thailand  defeated
 Japan's Nobuo Nashiro to retain his WBA super flyweight title on Saturday.
 
 Kokietgym  (21-2, 13 KO) won by scores of 115-113, 115-114, and 114-114 in his
 third title defense.
 
 Nashiro (18-5-1, 12 KO), 30, stated before the bout that he would retire if he
 lost.
 
 
 
 
 09/01 20:07:36 ET

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