Tomorrow fight fans in Japan will get the chance to see OPBF Super Featherweight champion Masayuki Ito (18-1-1, 8) [伊藤 雅雪] defending his title against Filipino opponent Ernie Sanchez (15-7-1, 6). The same card also features a host of interesting under-card bouts.
One of those will see Yohei Tobe (10-2-1, 6) [戸部洋平], a former Japanese Super Flyweight champion, battle against Masaya Kohama (6-4-1, 3) [小浜雅哉] in an 8 rounder at Bantamweight. This bout will be Tobe's first bout in Japan this year, and will be his first bout since claiming the WBA International Super Flyweight title back in April, in South Africa. For Kohama, the naturally bigger man, this is a chance to get back on to the winning way following back-to-back stoppage losses.
Another brilliant under-card bout will see Katsunori Nagamine (11-1, 7) [長嶺克則] fighting Yuki Yonaha (7-2, 5) [与那覇勇気]. This bout, which was signed at 52KG's, so both men come in under-weight by 100g, with both being 114.5lbs for their potential thrilling match up.
A third notable under-card bout will see the unbeaten Tsubasa Koura (7-0, 4) [小浦翼] face Filipino Bimbo Nacionales (14-11-1, 3). For this bout both men were 105lbs.
(Image of Tobe and Kohama courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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