Today the fighter and her husband announced their next venture, as they officially opened the Diamante Boxing and Fitness Gym in Sakai, Osaka.
As a fighter Yoshikawa was an amateur standout, winning 55 of 77 contests and becoming a 3 weight nationa champion, before turning professional and claiming the OPBF female Light Flyweight title, along with the WBO and WBC interim female Flyweight titles.
Yoshikawa has felt indebted to Mexico for her success as a fighter and explained that that was why the gym had a Spanish name, with the choice of name also relating to the fact that they want find gems and get them to riase through the ranks and shine like diamonds.
The gym seems to not be focusing on professional boxing to begin with, but the long term aim certainly seems to be on developing top tier Japanese professional fighters in the Osaka region.
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