Kasumi Saeki (佐伯 霞 Saeki Kasumi, born 16 July 1996) is a Japanese professional boxer, currently holding the WBO mini flyweight world championship title. Saeki is currently unbeaten with a 4–0 record.
Born in Osaka, Saeki started practicing combat sports at the age of six with kickboxing. A few years later, whilst at elementary school, she picked boxing and began competing at amateur championships in Japan and worldwide having several important wins, most notably in 2011 at the AIBA World Women's Youth Championships in Antalya and the 2014 Japanese Women's National Championships held in Shizuoka. Saeki finished her amateur career with a 35–9 record.
After a successful amateur career, Saeki made her professional debut on 27 May 2018 against Floryvic Montero, winning the bout by unanimous decision after six rounds.
Saeki fought Wassana Kamdee on 1 December 2018 for the WBO vacant Asia Pacific Female Minimumweight Title, defeating the Thai fighter by TKO at the third round.
On 27 April 2019, Saeki fought against Mexican Elizabeth López for the vacant WBO Mini Flyweight World Championship at the EDION Arena Osaka. Saeki won the fight by technical knockout at the sixth round.
Professional boxing record
|4 fights, 4 wins (3 knockouts), 0 losses, 0 draws|
|4||Win||4–0||Elizabeth López||TKO||6||27 Apr 2019||EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka||Won vacant WBO World Female Minimumweight Title|
|3||Win||3–0||Wassana Kamdee||TKO||3||1 Dec 2018||EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka||Won vacant WBO Asia Pacific Female Minimumweight Title|
|2||Win||2–0||Kanyarat Yoohanngoh||TKO||6||11 Aug 2018||City Sogo Gym, Hirakata|
|1||Win||1–0||Floryvic Montero||UD||6||27 May 2018||Big Wave, Wakayama||Professional debut|
- "BoxRec: Kasumi Saeki". BoxRec. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
- "Unbeaten Saeki Wins WBO World Title". wboboxing.com. World Boxing Organization. 28 April 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
- "Kasumi Saeki". asianboxing.info. 26 November 2018. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
- @WorldBoxingOrg (1 December 2018). "For the vacant WBO Asia Pacific Female Mini-Flyweight Title, Kasumi Saeki (3-0, 2 KOs) scored a spectacular 3rd-round TKO victory over Wassana Kamdee (3-4, 2 KOs) at the EDION Arena Osaka, Japan" (Tweet) – via Twitter.