Earlier today we saw the announcement that Japanese Super Featherweight champion Kenichi Ogawa (22-1, 17) [尾川 堅一] would be making his 6th defense of the title on October 7th at the Korakuen Hall, as he takes on veteran Tsuyoshi Tojo (13-15-5, 2) [東上剛司].
The bout will be Ogawa's 6th defense of the national title, and the odds are that this will actually be his last defense before Teiken push him into a world title fight, potentiall in early 2018 as the search for a new world champion to replace their veterans. Talkings about veterans the bout will be Tojo's first title fight, despite the fact his career began back in 2003.
At the moment it's not totally clear whether the card will be shown live, but it will be aired on G+ as part of the Dynamic Glove series. We've not seen many details released in regards to the under-cards, though from what we under-stand it will come on the same card as the "Japanese Title Challenger Determination bout" between Masaru Sueyoshi (15-1, 10) [末吉大] and Ribo Takahata (13-7-1, 5) [高畑里望], with the winner becoming the mandatory for the title in 2018.
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