On July 2nd we'll see Japanese fighter Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8) [位帝里 木下], make his international debut, as he travels to Australia to face IBF Super Flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas (26-1-1, 17). On paper the bout is brilliantly matched up, with both fighters having similar looking records and although it's not a huge bout it's certainly an appealing bout with both men looking to force themselves into the huge fights at 115lbs.
Today, ahead of his journey to Australia, Kinoshita took part in a public work out at the Senrima Kobe gym.
The work out wasn't the most intensive, but was a solid one for the Japanese fighter who looked sharp during a few drills and a spar with a Filipino foe, who he shared the ring with for 3 rounds.
Kinoshita's only loss has been in a world title fight to Zolani Tete but according to his team he is now a much improved fighter and they seem to feel that their man is stronger, more powerful and faster than he has been in the past. In fact members his team have stated they think he's quicker than the razor sharp Ancajas.
It seemed clear from his comments that Kinoshita is looking forward to the bout,and to having the chance to impress infront of a huge crowd on the under-card of the much maligned Manny Pacquiao Vs Jeff Horn bout, which is now set to be televised by ESPN.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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