Sometimes finding some quality footage of a fighter can actually be a lot more difficult than one might assume. That's certainly the case for the OPBF ranked Takahiro Shigee who has very limited footage available and we could, earlier today, only find a single complete bout. Sadly that bout was a relative waste of time as he faced Thailand's Banchadej Sithprakaifah.
The bout was a mismatch from the off and Shigee did as he pleased against someone who simply didn't fight. In fact what Banchadej did was replicate a punching bag by taking shots.
Shigee did try and get the Thai to lead a few times but Banchadej refused to throw more than a token shot every so often. It was clear the Thai wasn't there to beat Shigee or even test him but instead he wanted to be ultra negative and spoil to make Shigee look bad. In fairness that did happen at times and Shigee did look poor himself before finally dropping the Thai who was happy to take a seat on the canvas.
We know Shigee is better than this performance indicates but sadly footage of the fighter is so difficult to come across that it's hard to actually prove it. Hopefully he takes his upcoming opportunity, against Rodrigo Guerrero but it is a huge step up for the 22 year old Southpaw.
(Video courtesy of kobeshinsei)
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