Earlier today at the Osaka Prefectural gymnasium fans had the chance to see two world class female fighters in action as they both took out over-matched foes and moved a step towards another top tier fight.
One of the two fighters was former WBC female Flyweight champion Shindo Go (15-3, 10) who made light work of the horribly over-matched Tantip Sithsaithong (0-2) in just 3 rounds. Go, who lost the WBC title last December in a close but clear defeat to Arely Mucino, appears to be chasing a big fight with German fighter Susi Kentikian or a rematch with Mucino.
Although Go has had a torrid few years and issues with her gender have been problematic since she was much younger it seems that she is in a good place now and her desire to fight top tier opponents does seem to show that there is real drive to prove herself in the ring.
The other fighter was the now avoided Etsuko Tada (14-2-2, 4) who scored a 6th round TKO win against Chamagorn Sithsaithong (0-2). Tada looked sensational as she bounced Chamagorn off the canvas a number of times before finally stopping the Thai and scoring her second stoppage in 3 bouts.
Tada, a former WBA female Minimumweight champion, was fighting for the first time since her defeat in a rematch with Anabel Ortiz last November. Since then she has failed to get a notable foe in the ring, though has tried and called out all the top Japanese fighters between Atomweight and Light Flyweight, none of whom wanted to take Tada up on her challenge.
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