Earlier today we were informed that Japanese Female Featherweight champion Kimika Miyoshi (14-12-1, 5) [三好喜美佳] would be defending her title on December 7th. The veteran champion, who claimed the title in September, will be up against unbeaten Watanabe gym fighter Aira Midorikawa (5-0, 1) [緑川愛], in what will be her first title bout.
Miyoshi, who is a 3 weight OPBF champion and current Japanese title holder, has struggled in recent years with consistency, but is a battled hardened veteran who has experience at world level and always comes to win. She's limited and lacks power, but she is there to fight.
As for Midorikawa she is also 35 but this is her first bout of any real note, after fighting 5 novices since her May 2017 debut. On paper this is a massive step up in class since, especially given she has been fighting at Super Bantamweight. Despite the step up she will be confident of picking up the win.
This bout will be held at the Korakuen Hall and will be one of the lead support bouts of Hopeful Fight vol 32, which is promoted by Miyoshi's promoter Nitta gym.
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