The boxer Can Xu successfully completed the first defense of the featherweight championship of the World Boxing Association (WBA), after defeating the Japanese Shub Kubo by six-round technical knockout, at an event held in Fuzhou, China.
Xu had no opposition, presented a good display of boxing and combinations to the body and face of his rival. Kubo, a 122-pound ex-monarch, tried to fight hand to hand and sell his defeat, but while receiving a lot of punishment, referee Gustavo Padilla stopped the actions to protect his health.
After this victory, Xu successfully completed his first home presentation at home, and by the hand of Max Power Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions, promotoras responsible for leading his career. Xu came down from the floor with a record of 17 wins, 2 losses and 3 knockouts.