Tomorrow fight fans in Tokyo will be able to see the next "Svenson Excite Boxing" show at the Korakuen Hall. The card isn't a huge one but it does feature two genuinely notable bouts of real intrigue and should prove to be a great card for the fans in attendance.
One of those two bouts will see OPBF Super Middleweight champion Shintaro Matsumoto (13-4, 9) [松本 晋太郎] defending his title, for the first time, as he takes on Australian visitor Jayde Mitchell (9-1, 4), in what looks like a great chance for the winner to make a bit of a name for themselves, whilst the other bout will see Tsuyoshi Tameda (13-2-2, 11) [溜田 剛士] and Reiya Abe (12-2, 6) [阿部 麗也] face off in a potential war.
Whilst those at the "Hall" will be getting a treat it doesn't mean the rest of us actually need to miss out, instead we're lucky and we'll all be able to watch it on Tuesday on pay service Asign-Boxing with the show carrying a ¥500 yen price tag. Whilst paying for a delay show isn't great it is cheap price that works out at £4 or $5.8, significantly cheaper than a typical pay per view.
Whilst we're glad to see asign covering the show we do just need to mention that this is their 3rd show this month and the cost of ¥1400 combined for the 3 shows is significantly more than the asking price of the boxingraise service, which is a flat ¥980 a month, and for that price we've already had 3 shows added this month and get a live card later this month. It may be time for asign to look again st their pricing structure when compared to their most similar rival, thankfully though the two service have got most major non-televised Japanese domestic cards covered and for that we have to thank the teams behind the two services.
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