It's fair to say that 2017 has been quiet so far this year, though it's good to see Boxingraise.com list their next few shows. That includes the fact the website will show tape delay footage of their two upcoming Rookie cards, on January 17th and January 23rd, but more importantly live coverage of Dangan 175, a show headlined by former world title challenger Nihito Arakawa (28-6-1, 17) [荒川 仁人].
The live stream will show the whole show live for Boxingraise subscribers and will see the teak tough Japanese warrior battle with Filipino Southpaw Anthony Sabalde (12-5-0-1, 7) for the WBO Asia Pacific Lightweight title. The title would see Arakawa become a triple crown champion, having previously held the Japanese and OPBF title, and would secure his place as one of the most notable Lightweights in the Oriental region.
The live stream will also feature 4 other bouts. The chief support from those will be a really interesting match up between Dai Iwai (19-4-1, 7) [岩井 大] and Shota Yamaguchi (14-3, 8) [山口 翔太], a bout that neither man can really afford to lose at the moment. Another supporting bout will be a rematch between Naoya Okamoto (10-5-1, 5) [岡本 ナオヤ] and Keita Nakano (13-10-6, 4) [中野 敬太], who fought to a draw last year.
At the moment Dangan haven't revealed any of any shows for subscribers in February but we're expecting to hear about those potential shows in the near future, and are hoping that they will carry at least one live show.
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