Tomorrow fight fans in Osaka will get the chance to see a WBO Asia Pacific Welterweight title fight as heavy handed Japanese fighter Ryota Yada (12-3, 10) [矢田 良太] battles Filipino puncher Jayar Inson (12-0, 8) in what looks like a mouth watering match up on paper.
Today the two men took part in their weigh in for the contest and both made the 147lb limit for the bout.
On the scales Yada was the heavier man, coming in just over 146¼lbs for the bout. At the weigh in he looked like the more natural Welterweight and had a filled out look about him, almost as if he was a fully fledged fighter at, or around, the limit, but one who didn't didn't need to drain down massively.
Inson came in well under the limit, weighing around 143lbs for the fight, well under the limit. Despite being well under the limit this was actually the heaviest Inson has been at a weigh in and he has been forging a career at Lightweight so far, with his heaviest previous weight being 138lbs back on his debut.
This bout, and the entire show, will be featured on boxingraise as a delayed show.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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