Earlier this year we saw Japanese fighter Ryo Akaho (26-2-2, 18) suffered his first stoppage loss, coming up short against Pungluang Sor Singyu in Thailand in a bout for the WBO Bantamweight title. Yesterday it was announced that he would return to action, for the first time since that loss, on December 5th when he is now set to face Toyoto Shiraishi (25-8-23, 12).
The bout, set to headline a card at the Korakuen Hall, will be scheduled for 10 rounds at Bantamweight and the big question coming in will be whether or not the loss has taken something from Akaho, if it has then Shiraishi has a chance to score the biggest win of his career so far.
Also on this card fans will have the chance to see a couple of solid looking 8 rounders. One of those will see Hironobu Matsunaga (7-1, 3) battle against Shiro Saito (7-5-2, 2) in a Welterweight bout whilst another will see Yuta Matsuo (8-2-1, 5) take on Yota Hori (12-4-2, 7) in a Super Flyweight bout.
For those who can't remember the Akaho/Pungluang fight we've included it below
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