This past Sunday fans in Ishikawa had the chance to attend a Kashimi gym show that featured a trio of bouts between Kashimi gym fights and Venezuelan visitors.
The highest profile of the Kashimi fighters was world ranked Filipino Genesis Servania (28-0, 11), who secured an 8 round decision win over the heavy handed Alexander Espinoza (11-8-1, 10). The win was a convincing one for Servania who had cards of 80-71, twice, and 80-72 all in his favour. Despite being dominated Espinoza has continued his trend of never being stopped and may well find himself being brought back over to Japan to test other fighters.
Another notable name was Hurricane Futa (22-6-1, 13), who built on his recent win over Will Tomlinson by stopping Luis Araguayan (12-10, 7) in 3 rounds. This was Araguayan's second bout in Japan, following a loss to Shinya Iwabuchi last year, and it seems he is now damaged good with 3 KO losses in his last 4 bouts.
The third bout saw the experienced Japanese based Filipino Jonathan Baat (32-7-5, 14) get a good 8 rounds of competitive action as he over-came Iwier Henriquez (9-9-1, 4). The Kashimi fighter wasn't in much trouble but certainly had to do more than just break a sweat with Enriquez taking a round or two for his work in what was likely a tougher bout than Baat expected.
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