Teiken promoted Japanese fighters Ryota Murata (2-0, 2) and Akifumi Shimoda (28-3-2, 12) both landed in Macau earlier today for their upcoming fights on Top Rank's "Ring of Gold" card.
For Murata this will be his first bout on foreign soil as a professional and also his biggest test. Although still a novice he is being matched with experienced Brazilian Carlos Nascimento (29-3, 23) in a very good looking non-title bout. Whilst no title will be on the line this contest will televised on Fuji TV at approximately 19:57 local time (Japan).
As for Shimoda he's in what appears to be a great bout with former Super Flyweight world champion Marvin Sonsona (17-1-1, 14) of the Philippines. Sonsona himself also arrived in Macau earlier today (Tuesday) to begin his final preparations. This fight will see the winner claiming a WBO International Featherweight title and likely being moved into a position to fight for the WBO Featherweight in the next 12-24 months. Oddly this contest won't be televised live in Japan though it is set to be shown on Filipino TV where the contest is seen as a career defining bout for Sonsona.
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