Former WBC and Linear Flyweight champion Toshiyuki Igarashi (19-2-1, 11) has announced that he will be returning to the ring on February 7th for his first fight of 2015 and that he will be hoping to fight 4 times in total next year. That level of activity will be a stark contrast to how things were in 2014 where he fought just once, taking a narrow 9th round technical decision over Renren Tesorio, however his year was ruined by a serious arm injury.
The Japanese fighter, best known for his short lived reign as a world champion, is currently ranked in the top 10 by both the WBC and the WBA at Super Flyweight, with both organisations ranking him at #6, and it appears that his future will be at 115lbs where he said he felt stronger than he had at Flyweight.
At the moment there is no hint over who he will be fighting in his upcoming contest but the contest will be on the 534th Dynamic Glove show so we will be awaiting full announcement of the card which we expect will feature several of his Teiken stablemates.
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