On April 27th Japanese fans will see WBA Light Flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi (23-2-1, 10) [田口良一] defending his title against Venezuelan veteran Juan Jose Landaeta (27-8-1, 21).
Over this past weekend Landaeta arrived in Japan to put the finishing touches to his preparation for the fight, and appeared confident, in great condition and like a man who was determined to prove a point.
Taguchi is widely regarded as the betting favourite however he looked less than great last time out. Landaeta, whilst much older than the champion, appeared to be a man who is bang on with preparation and his confidence really was sky high.
(Image courtesy of daily.co.jp)
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