A few days ago wereported that KTV would be airing the up coming world title bout between WBA regular Super Bantamweight champion Nehomar Cermeno (26-5-1-1, 15) and Japanese challenger Shun Kubo (11-0, 8) [久保隼]. Since we reported that it's since been revealed that KTV won't be the only channel airing the bout.
The news now is that KTV's affailited BS channel BS Fuji will also be airing the bout, across Japan for subscribers of the service.
Although not available for free, like KTV, the channel is available across Japan and interestingly the channel looks set to have a slightly longer time slot than the KTV telecast, with BS Fuji showing the bout between 17:00 and 18:25 on Sunday.
Sadly for those set to watch on BS Fuji it does look like it will be a tape delayed broadcast, as KTV are showing the live contest between 16:00 and 16:55, whilst the BS Fuji broadcast doesn't actually start until 17:00 as mentioned. Still for those fans not in Kansai it does give them a chance to watch the bout,even if it's not live.
A bit of brighter news is that therw will be legal live streams for the under-card supporting bouts, including the Japanese Minimumweight title bout between Reiya Konishi (12-0, 5) [小西 伶弥] and Masataka Taniguchi (6-0, 4) [谷口 将隆] as well as the OPBF Lightweight title bout between Masayoshi Nakatani (13-0, 8) [中谷 正義] and Kaewfah Tor Buamas (23-1, 16) [แก้วฟ้า สวนปาล์มฟาร์มนก]. Sadly we've not yet been made aware of where on the internet those bouts will be shown.
Kubo challenges champion Cermeno!
(Image courtesy of BS Fuji)
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