August 24th 2019-Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Kento Hatanaka (9-0, 9) vs Jaysever Abcede (19-8, 12)
Back in August second generation fight Kento Hatanaka [畑中 建人] took a huge step up in class, as he took on world ranked Filipino southpaw Jaysever Abcede, who was known in Asia as being much better than his record suggested. For fans just looking at the records this looked like a mismatch, but in reality this was an excellent test, and a fantastic fight.
March 16th 2019-Memorial Center, Gifu, Gifu, Japan
Kento Hatanaka (7-0, 7) vs Songsaeng Phoyaem (6-1, 1)
This past weekend Japanese youngster Kento Hatanaka [畑中 建人] looked to make his first defense of the WBC Youth Flyweight title, as he faced off with Thai visitor Songsaeng Phoyaem.
September 3rd 2017- Aioi Hall, Kariya, Aichi, Japan
Kento Hatanaka (3-0, 3) Vs Phosisong Chanauppatham (0-0)
Earlier this month Japanese fans in Aichi had the chance to see teen hopeful Kento Hatanaka [畑中建人] take on Thai visitor Phosisong Chanauppatham.
May 20th 2017-Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Kento Hatanaka (2-0, 2) vs Damrongsak Suwannakam (0-5)
Earlier this year Japanese prospect Kento Hatanaka [畑中建人] moved into 6 rounders as he took on Thai visitor Damrongsak Suwannakam.
December 31st 2016-Memorial Center, Gifu, Gifu, Japan
Kento Hatanaka (1-0, 1) vs Yukihiro Asahara (2-4, 1)
On December 31st we saw a lot of notable Japanese fighters in action. Among the fighters who were over-looked during the day was youngster Kento Hatanaka [畑中 建人], the son of former world champion Kiyoshi Hatanak, who took on countryman Yukihiro Asahara [浅原 幸裕].
November 27th 2016-Aioi Hall, Kariya, Aichi, Japan
Kento Hatanaka (0-0) vs Takaaki Murakami (0-2)
Back in November Japanese fight fans in Aichi saw the professional debut of Kento Hatanaka, the son of former world champion Kiyoshi Hatanaka. The youngster battled against the win-less Takaaki Murakami.
Here we include some of the best, most interesting, most exciting or most eye catching videos from around the Asian boxing world.