One of our Japanese sources has informed us that Filipino fighter Crison Omayao (16-8-2, 4) is set to return to Japan in November to take on his third Japanese "super prospect" in a little over 24 months!
Omayao was of course the debut opponent for the little monster "Monster" known as Naoya Inoue. Inoue took his time to figure out the Filipino fighter before dispatching him in round #4. This past July Omayao returned to Japan and was decimated by the sensational Kosei Tanaka, who took less than a round to defeat Omyao.
Whilst we all know that Naoya Inoue is one of the best talents in world boxing and that Kosei Tanaka is quite probably the "best prospect in boxing", it does seem like Omayao may be one of the bravest, or worst managed, fighters in boxing.
I our sources are right then the Filipino will be in Japan on November 24th to fight against Genki Hanai (2-0, 2), another former amateur star who has looked very impressive so far.
Hanai hasn't had a break out win this far in his short career though he had looked great in both of his fights so far, with his performance against Farung Porsuwangym really impressing us. We're happy to admit he's not looked as quite as good as Tanaka or Inoue in terms of boxing ability but he does look like another future world champion in or around the Light Flyweight division.
If you've not yet seen Hanai in action you have been missing out, sadly for Omayao however we suspect this will be a painful night. Thankfully however it should give an opportunity to compare Hanai to both Tanaka and Inoue and we suspect he's probably not far behind them in terms of potential, despite being a little bit older.
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