Today the two fighters took part in their weigh in, and both fighters managed to come in under the limit, and looked in tremendous shape.
On the scales both men were 129.75lbs.
For Sueyoshi this is the lowest he's been since October 2015, when he came in at the same weight to defeat Roman Canto by 8 round decision. Since the he has racked up 5 wins, including notable victories over Shingo Eto and Kazuma Sanpei, as well as a fantastic KO against Allan Vallespin.
As for Takahata he's almost 5lbs lighter than he was last time out, when he stopped Yuksuke Tsukada, though was 129.5lb last year, when he lost a decision to Daiki Kaneko, and has fluidly gone Super Featherweight and Lightweight.
Sueyoshi and Takahata face off for Japanese crown!
(Image coutesy of boxingnews.jp)