Today the two women weighed in for the bout and both made weight.
On the scales the challenger was the heavier fighter, coming in at a smidge over 101.5lbs, well under the limit of 102lbs. She looked in great shape though it should be noted that this is her lightest weight in almost 3 years and sees her fighting at Atomweight just 16 months after a title challenger at 108lbs.
As for the 46 year old champion, she was well under the limit coming in at 100.5lbs, more than a full 1lb below the limit.
For fans interested in watching this one, it will aired in July on Sky A in Japan.
Veteran Ikeyama faces hungry Hanagata
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)