Last year we saw Filipino puncher Jayar Inson (13-0, 9) impress as he stopped Japan's Ryota Yada and claimed the WBO Asia Pacific Welterweight, putting himself on the boxing map in the process. The bout wasn't the most well officiated bout, with the referee trying to give Yada verious breaks, but Yada took it out of the officials hands with a 7th round TKO in a bout that was featured on the excellent Boxingraise.
It now seems like Inson will again be on the road and fighting in hostile territory with reports suggesting the "Hitman" will be back in the ring on May 23rd to take on fellow puncher Thulani Mbenge (9-0, 9), who has stopped his 9 victims in a combined 15 rounds.
The bout does have one issue to over-come before being a done deal, it will depend on Mbenge getting past his April 23rd foe Shaun Ness (10-1-2, 5) in a bout for the South African Welterweight title. If Mbenge gets through that, as his team are expecting, he will be added to the the Gauteng card headlined by a contest between Melvin Jerusalem (11-1, 7) and Simphiwe Khonco (17-5, 7), who will trade blows for the IBO Minimumweight title.
For those who haven't seen Inson's big win over Yada that is featured below from Fan Cam footage of the contest.
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