Back on July 25th Japanese fighter Cobra Suwa (16-11-2, 8) scored a 2nd round KO win against Indonesian Elly Pangaribuan and successfully claimed the WBC Asian Boxing Council Silver Super Welterweight title.
Yesterday, more than 2 months after that win, Suwa, and promoter Puma Taguchi, finally got the chance to celebrate the result fully, holding a special event to mark the 15th anniversary of the gym.
The celebration wasn't huge but it was a credible celebration of the gyms first champion, as well as the the anniversary of the gym. It saw about 80 people attend, including the gym members and some local celebrities.
The hope now, going forward, is surely to make sure that Suwa won't be the gyms only success story with more hopefully following, hopefully without waiting another 15 years.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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