New breaking earlier this morning on the Ohashi Gym website was that Ayaka Miyao (17-5-1, 2), the WBA Atomweight champion, has been added to "Phoenix Battle #50" the next in the Ohashi gym series of shows.
At the moment details are scarce about the show though details will be expected to emerge in the next week or two. What we do know is that Miyao will be in a non-title bout and the show will be held at the Korakuen Hall.
Unfortunately we're also pretty certain that only a handful of Ohashi fighters will be available with a number of fighters already being lined up for the September 5th card that will be headlined by Akira Yaegashi (20-3, 10) defending his WBC Flyweight title against Roman Gonzalez (39-0, 33), a bout that was announced yesterday.
Interestingly Miyao has been busy in recent weeks and from what we understand has been sparring with Naoka Fujioka (11-0, 6) who has been training for her next bout, set to take place on July 7th against Tomoko Kawanishi (9-1, 4). Hopefully that training will have been useful for the diminutive action fighter.
(Image of Miyao along with some of the other top female fighters in Japan courtesy of http://ayaka-miyao.com)
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