Earlier today we reported that Shinsuke Yamanaka (22-0-2, 16) would be making the 8th defense of his world title on April 16th at the Bodymaker Colloseum as he battles unbeaten Argentinian Diego Ricardo Santillan (23-0, 15).
In our earlier report we mentioned a couple of the undercard bouts, featuring Juiki Tatsuyoshi (0-0) and Sho Nakazawa (5-0, 4), and since then we've been informed of another. This one is possibly the most exciting of the bunch.
This particular bout will be a B class debut for the recently licensed Shuya Masaki (0-0).
Masaki is a Teiken promoted fighter who is best known for reaching the final in the 2011 Japanese Interscholastic tournament, where he lost to the brilliant Kenji Fujita.
At the moment there has no opponent announced for Masaki though the belief is that he is something special and could well become a star in the coming years and given that he is larger than the average Japanese fighter, having been fighting at Light Welterweight in the amateur ranks, his rise domestically could be very quick.
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