The bout, an IBF/WBA unification bout at 115lbs, will take place on December 3rd in the Bodymaker Colosseum in Osaka. It will be the first time an IBF title has been unified in Japan and we believe the first defenses of an IBF world title in Japan since 1990's historical clash between Mike Tyson and James Buster Douglas.
For Daiki (29-3, 18) this is a very tough contest. Solis (15-3-1, 7) will be high on confidence after defeating Kono and being on a 6 fight winning streak. Naturally we think Solis is the bigger man though at 31 years old he is significantly older than Daiki.
With Koki Kameda defending his title in South Korea on November 19th against Jung-Oh Son we're now just awaiting news on Tomoki Kameda's next defense. We'd not be shocked if it was in either December or January as the "Summer of Kameda" looks set to be followed by the "Winter of Kameda".