Tomorrow we'll see former OPBF Super Flyweight champion Takuma Inoue (8-0, 2) [井上 拓真] fight for the first time in almost a year, as he takes on 4-time world title challenger Hiroyuki Kudaka (25-16-1, 11) [久高寛之] at the Korakuen Hall.
Today the two men weighed in for their bout, which will be fought at the Bantamweight limit.
On scales today a ripped Inoue, the younger brother of world champion Naoya Inoue, came in bang on the limit and looked more muscular around the arms than he ever had previously. Last year he ended the bout feeling the heart ache of injury, which forced him to pull out of a world title fight, and it's clear he has spent his time away from the ring working on strength and conditioning.
As for Kudaka, who was previously known as Hiroyuki Hisataka, he was well under the weight comijng in around 117.5lbs for the bout, and lookin in incredible shape. Notably he has signed on for his next fight before facing Inoue, and we now know that he will be fighting Inoue's stablemate Go Onaga (27-3-3, 18) [翁長 吾央] in November, in what will be a Japanese title challenger bout for the Japanese Super Flyweight title.
For fans interested in this bout it is set to be aired on Fuji TV this coming weekend.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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