Firstly the biggest reveal today was the show's main event, which will see Japanese Super Flyweight champion Ryuichi Funai (28-7, 19) [船井 龍一] make his second defense of the title, as he takes on recent OPBF title challenger Shota Kawaguchi (21-8-1, 9) [川口勝太]. Funai won the title earlier this year, stopping old school friend Kenta Nakagawa in March, and made his first defense in July with a technical decision win over Takayuki Okumoto. For Kawaguchi the bout will be his second bout since April's split decision loss to Rene Dacquel.
Another big match announced for the card will see former Japanese Flyweight champion Takuya Kogawa (28-5, 14) [粉川 拓也] return to the ring for the first time since losing the title to Masayuki Kuroda back in June. The world ranked Kogawa will go up against domestic foe Naoto Fujimoto (9-7-1, 4) [藤本直人], in what should be a straight forward win for the always fun to watch Kogawa.
From what we under-stand the card will be included on Boxingraise and should be a great domestic action show just 2 weeks before Christmas.