Back in August we saw Takuma Inoue (9-0, 2) [井上 拓真] over-come 4-time world title challenger Hiroyuki Kudaka (25-17-1, 11) [久高寛之], with Kudaka suffering some nasty facial damage during the bout. Originally the plan for Kudaka was to return to the ring in November, win or lose against Inoue, to fight in a Japanese title eliminator against Inoue's Ohashi gym stablemate Go Onaga (28-3-3, 19) [翁長 吾央], but the cut forced the plans to change.
Now instead of getting Kudaka Vs Onaga on November 11th, as originally planned, the bout has been pushed back exactly 1 month, and will now take place on December 11th, with the bout still serving as a Japanese Super Flyweight title eliminator.
At the moment other details regarding the show are unknown, though is great to see that the bout will still take place this year, and will allow the winner to prepare for the 2018 Champion Carnival.
Whilst the bout has been delayed, there will still be a show on November 11th, with that show being Dangan 200. The headline bout will feature OPBF Minimumweight champion Tsubasa Koura (11-0, 8) [小浦 翼] making his first defense as he takes on Masataka Taniguchi (8-1, 6) [谷口 将隆] whlst the supporting card is a strong featuring a Japanese title elimiantor, a pair of Japanese Youth title fights and real depth, as a many of these Dangan cards.
Whilst it's a shame that we have to wait longer for Onaga Vs Kudaka, it's still good to see that the bout will take place, and it does promise to be a genuinely entertaining bout, as all bouts with Kudaka tend to be.
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