Today fight fans in Osaka saw the professional debut of former amateur stand out Ginjiro Tsutsumimoto (1-0, 1) [堤本 銀次郎] , who took on Indonesian visitor Jio Alfriando (3-3, 2).
The 19 year old debutant needed just 3 rounds to see off the visitor, but really took his chance to shine as he showed off a lovely array of shots. The first of those shots to shine was his razor sharp and wonderfully long jab, which was like a razor guided weapon tagging Alfriando at will.
In round 2 Tsutsumimoto began to let his combinations go and it was clear he was going through the gears and taking his time to get used comfortable with professional boxing.
Having got the feel for professional boxing Tsutsumimoto put the Indonesian into survival mode and the Indonesian was deducted a point in round 3 for holding. Soon after the resumption of the bout he was dropped by a spiteful right hand. As Alfriando was attempting to get up the referee waved the bout off, feeling the visitor was in no fit state to continue.
With his first win under his belt the future is really bright for the teenager and we're going to love following his development from prospect to potential champion. And we suggest other make a note of his name now, to follow his rise.
(Image courtest of boxmob.jp)
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