On Tuesday we were informed that Morioka Boxing, the gym managing the sensationally talented Japanese prospect Hinata Maruta (2-0, 1) [丸田 陽七太], would be holding a press conference on June 2nd.
At the moment little is known about that press conference but the rumours are swirling that the press conference will announce Maruta's third professional bout.
At the moment the rumours are varied but it seems likely that Maruta will be fighting in either an 8 round bout or a 10 round bout, with a 10 rounder for a WBC Youth title looking the most likely.
So far there has been no leak in regards to the opponent for Maruta but we're expecting to see a regional opponent from either Thailand or the Philippines being announced for the youngster who has been linked with a WBC youth title bout since his last bout.
Sadly other than the news that Maruta's next bout would be mentioned at the press conference, very little is known about what Morioka will be sharing, and there is no indication of who would be on the card along with Maruta.
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