Earlier this month Mutoh promotions announced that on November 23rd we would be getting a card at the Sumiyoshi Ward Center in Osaka. The card in question was "You Will Be the Champion 6 / Art of Boxing 3" which we now know will be a title triple header.
The bouts on the card will see Takayuki Hosokawa (28-10-5, 9) [細川 貴之] defending the OPBF Light Welterweight title Yutaka Oishi (13-5, 7) [大石 豊], Koki Tyson (10-2-2, 10) [太尊 康輝] challenge OPBF Middleweight champion Dwight Ritchie (14-0-0-4, 1) and WBC Youth Bantamweight Hinata Maruta (3-0, 2) [丸田 陽七太] defending his title, against a yet to be named opponent.
Although we've yet to be made aware of who Maruta is facing, with that announcement now expected to be made next week following a trip to the Philippines for those at the Morioka Gym, the youngster released the official poster for the show, posting it to his Instagram account.
The poster confirms everything we already knew about the show, including the Triple Title Match marketing of the show, but it's still nice to see the poster and the fact Maruta's bout is in the middle of the poster seems like he's going to be the second to top bout on the card, an interesting aside given that the WBC Youth title is a lesser title to the OPBF belt that will be featured in the other two title bouts.
(Image courtesy of Hinata Maruta's Instagram)
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