According to an announcement on his official blog, it seems likely that Nobuhiro Ishida (25-10-2, 10) will continue with his professional boxing career.
We had anticipated an announcement of his retirement following Ishida's loss, back in April, to Kyotaro Fujimoto (9-1, 5) though it appears that the popular fighter has decided to continue on with his career after reviewing the footage of his fight with Fujimoto and having spoken, in depth with his wife.
Aged 38 Ishida is at the tail end of his career, though it seems like he is enjoying his boxing just as much as he did when he scored his career defining victory over the much touted American James Kirkland. With that in mind he may be looking to push his career as far as he can before hanging up the gloves on a career that has been genuinely great fun to follow.
(Image courtesy of http://ameblo.jp/nobishida/)
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