Yesterday saw Taisei gym announce their next show, set for November 5th, with two of the most notable fighters from the show attending that press conference.
One of those fighters is former world title challenger Riku Kano (11-3-1, 6) [加納 陸], who will make his first return to the ring since he was stopped in May by Jerry Tomogdan in a bout for the WBO Asia Pacific title. The youngster, who came up short in a WBO world title bout last year against Katsunari Takayama, will be up against Japanese ranked Naoya Haruguchi (13-7, 6) [春口 直也] in what is a really interesting match up that neither man can really afford to lose.
The other fighter is talented teenage puncher Futa Akizuki (9-0, 7) [秋月 楓大], who will look to extend his perfect start. The talented youngster is said to be chasing titles at Super Flyweight and it seems like 2018 will be the year where he looks to claim his first belt at the weight, after having previously held a regional title at Bantamweight.
The rest of the card hasn't yet been announced, but it does seem like Taisei are looking to rebuild and go forward after a frustrating few months.
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