Jorge Linares in a lightweight fight defeated Nihito Arakawa by the scores of 100-90 twice and 98-92. Nihito took hard shots all night long from Linares. It seemed like Linares could not miss. He boxed and gave Nihito angles and Nihito just couldn't catch him to land that one hard punch. With the win Linares improves to 36-3, 23 KO's. Nihito after his impressive brawl with Omar Figuroa has fell to 24-4, 16 KO's.