After a few days of speculation we can now confirm that streaming service Boxingraise will indeed live stream Dangan 176, the highly anticipated February 28th show which will feature both a Japanese "interim" Flyweight title and an OPBF Minimumweight title bout.
The card, which will end off the month of February, will be headlined by the Japanese "interim" Flyweight title bout between Masayuki Kuroda (25-7-3, 15) [黒田 雅之] and Yuta Matsuo (12-2-1, 6) [ユータ松尾], which should be a really exciting contest between two men who have styles that should gel excellently. The co-feature will see the uber-fast rising Hiroto Kyoguchi (5-0, 5) [京口 紘人] battle Filipino veteran Armando dela Cruz (25-14-3, 11) in a bout for the aforementioned OPBF title, which was recently vacated by Ryuya Yamanaka (13-2, 3) [山中 竜也].
Although the two main event bouts are both brilliant the card is actually a strong one in terms of the under-card too with a notable supporting bout between Japanese prospect Reiya Abe (13-2, 7) [阿部 麗也] and Filipino Joe Noynay (12-1-1, 4), with Abe looking to build on the back of a notable win over Tsuyoshi Tameda (13-3-2, 11) [溜田 剛士] and Noynay looking for a third straight win.
Another under-card bout of note will be the professional debut of Kaiki Yuba (0-0) [湯場 海樹], the son of former 5-weight Japanese champion Tadashi Yuba, who will be facing Thai visitor Petchmahalert Eminent Air (0-4) and a bout featuring domestic Bantamweight contender Hiroaki Teshigawara (12-2-2,6) [源 大輝], who will also be facing a Thai visitor.
The show will be the second on featured on Boxingraise this month, along with the delayed broadcasting of the February 19th "Pioneer of Fight vol.2" show.
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