The biggest fight this Tuesday is in Thailand as WBA interim Flyweight champion Yodmongkol Vor Saengthep (33-2, 20) attempts to defend his title for the first time against Japan's Takuya Kogawa (22-3, 13), who makes his second world title challenge. Thankfully for fans anticipating this fight we're happy to report that both fighters weigh in inside the 112lbs divisional limit, both men weighing an indential weight just .005 inside the limit.
Yodmongkol, pictured, won the title from Kogawa's compatriot Koki Eto last year and Kogawa will certainly feel that a victory for himself would be some form of revenge for Japanese boxing, however Japanese fighters haven't typically had great success in Thailand and so it's a big ask for Kogawa.
The fight, which takes place in Nakhon Ratchasima, will be the main event of a Petpiya show which will be televised on Thai Channel 7. We'd expect it to be accompanied by at least 2 other bouts, however we're unsure on the exact under card. What we do know however is that this fight will be something worth tuning in for and we'd be shocked if this was anything but exciting from the first bell to the last.
The show begins at 15:00 Bangkok time and is scheduled to be on for 2 hours. For British fans that sees the show starting at 8AM whilst for Japanese fans the show will begin at 17:00 local time.
(Picture courtesy of boxrec.com)
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