The early morning papers in Japan have reported some happy news for the Tatsuyoshi family, with Juiki Tatsuyoshi (6-0, 4) [辰吉寿] reportedly expecting his first child in the summer!
The fighter got married at the end of 2016 after having lived together for a few months. They were married early during the pregnancy but kept it quiet until this weekend when the story began to hit the Japanese press. The press has reported that it will be a daughter and that both Juiki and his wife are seemingly very happy and so to is the soon to be grandfather Joichiro Tatsuyoshi [辰吉丈一郎], himself a boxing icon in Japan.
As for fighter Tatsuyoshi did have plans for a bout early in the year and although he had to cancel a bout in February, due to an injury. It now seems like things are healed and although we've not yet had much news of Juiki's ring return, we do know that he will be in an 8 rounder in the summer, with the timing of the bout likely to be around the same time as the birth of his daughter.
Interestingly Juiki admitted that his injury, suffered earlier this year, lead him to tears due to the disappointment. Those were tears he shed in front of his wife and it seems like he has felt much happier having the support of his wife there. It seems like that support has helped Tatsuyoshi with his recovery and it seems like he has been working incredibly hard to get back to full fitness as soon as he can.
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