Whilst the main part of the Osaka card will be televised live on TBS in a little while there have already been some untelevised bouts.
The first result we got was that the unbeaten, and somewhat touted, Ryuto Maekawa (10-0, 6) had won his bout with an opening round blow out against Thailand's Chanachai Sor Siamchai (0-2), who lasted less than a round with the Japanese teenager, who made his debut at just 15 years old!
Soon afterwards we were told that female boxing-model Tomomi Takano (7-1, 4) had secured herself a a 6 round decision win over Rannada Sor Vorasin (0-1), this was Tomomi's second win since being stopped by Kai Johnson back in June. Another female who recorded a win was the talented and much touted Terumi Nuki (6-0, 3) who decimated Petchluksor Sor Praithong (0-1) in just 107 seconds. The difference in ability between the two Japanese women is huge and whilst Tomomi is the higher profile fighter we are now expecting to see Nuki to move on to fighting in title bouts.
Another undercard result that reached us was a win for the heavy handed Ioka hopeful Takahiro Yamamoto (15-3, 12) who showed off his power as he tool care of Kamraiyok Or Wandavee (0-1) in the 3rd round and then saw stablemate Ryo Miyazaki (22-1-3, 13) do the same to Kajonsak Nattapolgym (0-1), who was saved by the referee. For Miyazaki this win will have been a huge relief considering that, exactly a year ago, he was stopped by Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr in a contender for the 2013 upset of the year.
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