Earlier today fight fans at the Korakuen Hall saw OPBF and JBC female Bantamweight champion Miyo Yoshida (12-1) [吉田 実代] successfully defending her national title, as she out-pointed #1 contender Yoshie Wakasa (6-1, 2) [若狭与志枝]over 6 rounds.
Although the bout looked like a good one on paper, it turned out to be a bit too one sided, with Wakasa not having any answer to Yoshida's clean punching, movement and tactical clinching.
The bout was competitive in the early moments, but Yoshida quickly took control, dominating the bout until taking her foot off the gas in the final round.
Their was no doubting the winner, with Yoshida taking the decision 60-54, and 59-55, twice.
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Tomorrow Japanese fight fans at the Korakuen Hall will get the chance to see OPBF and JBC female Bantamweight champion Miyo Yoshida (11-1) [吉田 実代] defending her Japanese title against #1 contender Yoshie Wakasa (6-0, 2) [若狭与志枝].
Today the two fighters took part in their weigh in, and both made weight with ease.
On the scales Yoshida was 117.73lbs whilst Wakasa was 117.29lbs, despite looking the bigger fighter.
Yoshida was wary of Wakasa's strengths, talking about her being strong and having unique timing, but seemed to feel confident that she would win and progress to world level. Wakasa also seemed relaxed and confident, stating she would fight her usual fight.
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Earlier this month we reported that OPBF Atomweight champion Eri Matsuda (2-0) [松田恵里] would be facing Japanese champion Nanae Suzuki (8-2-1, 1) [鈴木 菜々江] on March 13th at the Korakuen Hall in an OPBF/JBC female title unification bout. We can announce that there will be a second title fight on that show, which will be "Victoriva Vol 4".
That title fight will see OPBF and JBC female Bantamweight champion Miyo Yoshida (11-1) [吉田 実代] facing off with JBC #1 ranked contender Yoshie Wakasa (6-0, 2) [若狭与志枝]. We've been informed that the Japanese title will be on the line for this bout, in a 6 rounder, though it's unclear if the contest will also double as an OPBF title defense for Yoshida.
Aside from the two title bouts, the rest of the card will only be 4 round bouts, and all will be female contests, as is the theme of the Victoriva shows.
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