Former WBC Super Flyweight champion Yota Sato (26-3-1, 12) may have retired from boxing almost a year ago, following his brutal beat down at the hands of Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, but it now seems that the former champion has found a new life for himself outside of the ring.
Sato has rather unexpected turned his hands from beating people to serving people and will begin a new role in his life as a manager of a restaurant in his birth place of Morioka city in Iwate prefecture.
Whilst we hadn't followed the story particularly deeply it appears that Sato has spent the last 7 or 8 months preparing for the role and learning about various cattle, breeding techniques and other things to do with the business. This preparation should help him in his role at the restaurant which we believe is called `Yakiniku charenjā' or 'Barbecue Challenger'.
We hope to hear that the role is a successful one for Sato and hopefully we'll get to hear rave reviews about the place now that Sato runs it.
(Photo showing Sato, in the red top, courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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