Going in to the bout Hong will be a clear favourite. This is her fourth WBO world title bout whilst Hamada is taking a massive step up. To date the combined record of Hamada's opponents have been 13-7-1 a massive difference to that of Hong whose last 3 opponents had a combined record of 35-13-1. Despite this Hamada will go in to the bout full of confidence having beaten 2 unbeaten fighters already in here career.
As well as this female title bout we're also expecting to see a 2 other title bouts on the show.
The first of these is expected to be for the Korean Bantamweight title as champion Jong-Min Jung (4-6, 1) defends his belt for the first time. Jung is expected to face Ye-Joon Kim (6-1-2, 1) in what looks, on paper, to be a fight that you need to favour the challenger in.
In the second title bout, also a Korean title fight, we expect Korean Light Welterweight champion Taek-Min Kim (15-6, 10) to face unbeaten challenger Ja-Ik Goo (2-0, 2). Goo, who has stopped both of his opponents so far inside a round will be taking a major step up though Kim has been stopped 3 times, including stoppage losses in 2 of his 3 bouts.
Although this card is yet to be listed on boxrec.com we have it on VERY good authority that it will be taking place.