Highly ranked Super Bantamweight Yasutaka Ishimoto (24-6, 7) has followed in the footsteps of fellow Teiken fighters Takahiro Ao and Shinsuke Yamanaka and gone over to the US to help him prepare for his up coming fight.
The 32 year Ishimoto fights Chris Avalos (23-2, 17) in Macau on May 31st in an IBF Super Bantamweight title eliminator and to prepare he has organised a 3 week US training camp in Los Angeles.
Although we're unsure who Ishimoto has been training with we have heard that has has been sparring some "name" US fighters in recent days as he's began to sharpen up. We have been told that the first session of sparring started with Ishimoto's timing looking off but he's now starting to find his rhythm in the gym and things are starting to go as expected.
Regarding the bout in particular, we've heard that the bout will headline an episode of "Soleo Boxeo" on Unimas
(Image courtesy of Teiken.com)
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