Earlier today Japanese subscription service boxingraise.com confirmed their first show of November will be the November 1st Kadoebi Houseki card from the Korakuen Hall.
The show, which will be live streamed, will see Hiroki Okada (13-0, 10) [岡田 博喜] defending his Japanese Light Welterweight title against veteran Valentine Hosokawa (20-5-3, 9) [細川バレンタイン], in what will be Hosokawa's third title bout and Okada's 6th title defense.
The bouts sees Okada return to boxingraise for the second time this year, with his last defense being streamed on the service back in July against Cristiano Aoqui, and could potentially be his last defense of the title with talk being that he may vacate the title in 2017 rather than meet his mandatory obligation and face Koichi Aso for a third time, having already beaten Aso twice. For Hosokawa the bout will be his first contest on the service and his first title bout since his stoppage loss to Min Wook Kim back in 2013.
On the under-card we'll see and interesting match up between Yuta Nakagawa (18-4-1, 9) [中川 勇太] and Keigo Soma (8-11-2, 5) [相馬 圭吾], in what should be a better contest than the record suggest, and also the second bout for promising novice Kazuki Saito (1-0, 1) [斎藤 一貴], as he takes on a limited Thai foe.
The show will be one of many shows on boxingraise during November, with the November 7th Dangan card, "Dangan 169", also set be featured on the service, albeit as a recorded show available the following day
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