A new, non-fiction, book about Hiroaki Tsuda, was published on April 25th.
Tsuda was the founder of what is now the Green Tsuda gym, the gym behind current fighter Nobuhiro Ishida and former the gym which has helped developed the likes of Katsunari Takayama, Hiroki Ioka and Koki Kameda.
Mr Tsuda formed the gym in 1980 and although it never became one of the bigger players in the promotional game it is a well run outfit and has given us some exciting fighters through it's time.
One of those exciting fighters, and the one that put Green Tsuda on the map, was the exciting Hidekazu Akai, better known as "The Rocky of Naniwa".
Mr Tsuda passed away in 2007 though passed the company on to his son Eiji Tsuda.
From what we understand the book is priced at around 1,700 yen
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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