Earlier this week it was announced that Juiki Tatsuyoshi (6-0, 4) [辰吉寿] would be making his long awaited ring return on December 24th, after a year which has almost seen his boxing career put on ice due to injuries, which has forced cancellations.
Out of the ring things have been great for the young Japanese fighters, who celebrated the birth of his first child back in Summer and is clearly proud and happy to be a father.
During 2017 he has had to pull out of two bouts, and hasn't fought since late 2016, though has shown some real fire to get back into the ring, despite the issues with injury.
At the moment there is no named opponent for Tatsuyoshi's ring return though there is some reports of other fighters on the card, with the most notable of those being former world title challenger Hiroshige Osawa (31-4-4, 19) [大沢 宏晋], who will fight in the chief support bout, against a yet to be announced opponent.
The card will take place at the Namihaya Dome in Osaka, and should see more opponents announced for both Tatsuyoshi and Osawa in the near future.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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