Earlier today Japanese youngster Ken Shiro (7-0, 4) [拳 四朗] announced that he would be returning to the ring on August 7th to make the second defense of his Japanese Light Flyweight title. The talented, and baby faced, fighter announced that he would be facing Toshimasa Ouchi (20-8-3, 6) [大内 淳雅] on that date to defend his title and look to build on his very promising career.
For Ken Shiro the bout sees him look to build on his excellent win over Atsushi Kakutani earlier this year whilst Ouchi will get a second shot at the Japanese title, following a draw with Masayuki Kuroda back in 2012.
At the moment it's known that the talented youngster will be defending his Japanese title but stories from Japan also suggest that the OPBF title may be up for grabs for the winner, with the two fighters being very highly ranked by the OPBF and the title is expected to become vacant in the near future, with champion Jonathan Taconing set to fight for a world title.
Details regarding the card are sparse at the moment though it will be held at the EDION Arena Osaka, in Osaka.
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