Tomorrow fight fans in Japan will get the first of the Asign Bee cards. One of the bouts on that card will see former world title challenger Hisashi Amagasa (31-6-2, 20) [天笠 尚] battle with veteran Kinshiro Usui (27-4, 11) [臼井 欽士郎].
Today those two men took part in their weigh in, and although their was around 6" in height difference between the two men both men came in at the same weight, 125¼lbs.
The lanky Amagasa stated that making weight was a bit tricky, but it's certainly not pushing his body as he has in the past, having famously made Super Bantamweight to take on Guillermo Rigondeaux at the end of 2014.
The shorter, sturdier looking Usui, did retire back in 2011 for more than 3 years but has gone 6-0 (1) since returning to the ring and will likely know that a win tomorrow over Amagasa will push him towards a title fight later in the year.
The bout, for those interested, will be featured on the Asign boxing service along with the full card, which looks to be one of the best Japanese domestic cards in recent years.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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