According to news agency AFP, Katsunari Takayama of Japan is the new WBC strawweight title, winning by unanimous decision over champion Isaac Bustos in Japan. The official scores were 115-113, 117-112 and 117-111. Bustos bled from the nose in the second round. Takayama, who entered the bout rated #25 in the Boxingtalk ratings, improved his record to 15-1. Bustos, rated #4 by Boxingtalk, dropped to 24-7-3. He won the title last year when Eagle Akakura injured his shoulder. On the undercard, the a website devoted to Manny Pacquiao reports that Philippino Rodel Mayol, probably the #2 pound-for-pound boxer in his country, domianted Takayuki Korogi to retain the OPBF title. Fighting a Japanese boxer in Japan, Mayol won every round on all three cards. He is now 21-0 and rated #7 by Boxingtalk.