On May 20th we'll see a brilliant looking WBO Light Flyweight world title fight, as unbeaten champion Kosei Tanaka (8-0, 5) [田中恒成] defends his title against heavy handed mandatory challenger Angel Acosta (16-0, 16). The bout will be Tanaka's first defense of the WBO Light Flyweight title whilst Acosta takes part in his first world title bout.
Earlier today CBC, the Japanese channel airing the bout, released a small hype video for the bout, show casing the skills of Tanaka and the power of Acosta.
The video might not be the best or the longest video but given that the fight is a month away it's nice to see CBC already putting some effort into getting the fight some attention, especially given that the weekend will see many fight fans focus on Fuji TV who are hosting a 2-day Boxing FES with 5 world title bouts spread over the weekend.
As well as the advert we've also been able to see the poster for the bout, which seels the show heavily on the main event, but also features Kento Hatanaka (2-0, 2) [畑中建人] who now appears to have taken the "Prince" nickname.
At the moment t's unclear on what other bouts will be on the card but it doesseem unlikely that CBC will show more than just the main event on the telecast, which we believe will air before the Fuji TV show on the same day.
(Video courtesy of CBC)
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