Hardcore fans of the sport right now have spent much of the last year 2 years raving about the Light Flyweight division, the fighters and the match ups the division has given us.
One of the stars of the division right now is baby faces Japanese fighter Kenshiro (15-0, 8) [拳四朗], who is looking to make his 6th defense of the WBC Light Flyweight title tomorrow,as he goes up against hard hitting Filipino challenger Jonathan Taconing (28-3-1, 22) in Osaka.
Despite the match up being a mandatory defense for the Japanese fighter, against a man who is looking to make the most of his third world title shot, the bookies see it as a foregone conclusion and have priced Kenshiro as a close to unbackable favourite.
The talented Japanese fighter is best priced at 1/14 to retain his belt, with some bookies pricing him anything from 1/20 to 1/33 to retain with a win. The challenger has got value on his side, at 10/1 with some bookies, whilst the draw is a massive 33/1.
Sadly it is only the "to win" market available for this bout, and at the time of writing there are no other markets for the bout.
Related - Kenshiro takes on hard hitting Filipino challenger Taconing!
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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