The winner of the MVP award was the exciting Yoshitaka Kato (29-5-1, 9) who won his rubber contest with Nihito Arakawa on December 6th. Kato, who was still the Japanese Lightweight champion when this bout took place, was a clear winner in a competitive contest that finally ended the rivalry between the two men.
The fighting spirit award was won by Yukinori Oguni (14-1, 4) who successfully claimed the Japanese Super Bantamweight title with a narrow decision win over Yasutaka Ishimoto, also on December 6th.
The state of the art award was won by Kazuki Matsuyama (10-5, 5) who scored his biggest win to date as he over-came Masayoshi Kotake on December 17th with a clear 8 round decision.
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