Ahead of the first big female fight of the coming week Naoko Fujioka and Naoko Yamaguchi were given their physical examinations. This left us with some very interesting information regarding the two women's sizes.
Despite being a natural Super Flyweight it's very interesting to note that Yamaguchi isn't naturally much bigger in terms of height or reach. Yes she has 2.5cm (around 1in) in reach advantage but that's not a huge difference given the way it's measured.
What is probably more interesting however is that Fujioka won't be cutting weight for the fight and appears to be very, very comfortable with the 115lb limit. On the other hand Yamaguchi appears to be needing to cut weight for the fight. What difference this will make is up for debate though we've see fighters like Floyd Mayweather Jr fighting excellently against bigger opponents due to fighting at a weight that they feel natural at.
We believe that the fight will be streamed, courtesy of "Channel Gushiken" on Ustream, though we've not been able to have this confirmed unfortunately.
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