Earlier today at the Watanabe Gym Ring Magazine and WBA Light Flyweight "Super" champion Hiroto Kyoguchi (14-0, 9) [京口 紘人] took part in a public work out, ahead of his November 3rd clash with unbeaten Thai challenger Thanongsak Simsri (14-0, 12).
The session has had footage put online by Boxing Beatm and it's clear that Kyoguchi is in great shape and condition, is razor sharp and has prepared well for the bout. For a man who hasn't been in a fight since last year, when he beat Tetsuya Hisada, he didn't seem to have much ring rust at all during today's session.
During the session we saw 2 rounds of Kyoguchi sparring with Kyotaro Yoshida [吉田京太郎], who will be taking part in his B-License test on November 3rd. During the spar Kyoguchi looked strong, aggressive, exciting and like a man who really is in great shape.
It should be noted that Simsri has been in Japan for a while now and he is finishing his quarantine in the near future. His Japanese manager, Green Tsuda's Masaya Motoishi, was today's event. He revealed the Thai was training for around 3 hours a day, and that they had good counter measures in place for Kyoguchi's, though did admit that Kyoguchi looked strong.
For fans wanting to watch Kyoguchi's bout with Simsri it will be shown live on Kyoguchi's own YouTube channel, which is available here 京口紘人 Hiroto Kyoguchi【WBA世界王者】. Some reports in Japan state it will be the first world title bout in Japan to be shown live on YouTube, that's not actually true, but it will be the first time a Japanese fighter will be streaming a world title fight on their own channel.
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