Earlier this month we reported that Japanese based Korean Teiru Atsumi (11-1, 5) [テイル渥美] would be heading back to Korea where he would face Filipino Cristian Abila (15-19-5, 5) in a 10 round bout on November 27th, as part of the under-card for the bout between Muhammad Waseem (4-0, 3) and Giemel Magramo (17-0, 13).
Sadly Korean sources have now began to report that Atsumi will not be fighting on the show after all, due to issues with the Japanese management of Atsumi.
The full details haven't been revealed but it seems neither Atsumi or Abila will be on the show, and the growth of interest in Korean boxing again taken a hi with Atsumi being a really interesting, promising and exciting fighter.
Thankfully the card is still going ahead, and the show will have a Korean title bout in a supporting role, though it would have been nice had we managed to see Atsumi return to Korea for a bout.
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