Earlier today the Japanese boxing awards for February were announced.
There no MVP for the month, however there was a State of the Art award winner and a Fighting Spirit Award winner.
The fighting Spirit was won by Suyon Takayama (24-1, 8) [高山 樹延], the OPBF "interim" Welterweight champion. Takayama won the award for stopping Joel Dela Cruz on February 23rd to win that interim title.
The State of the Art award was won by Masashi Noguchi (9-5-1, 4) [野口将志], who scored a career best win over Tomoya Yamada on February 17th.
The two fighters will be given their awards on March 18th at a Dangan show at the Korakuen Hall
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