It's fair to say in November we have one of the most anticipated debuts in recent times as highly touted Japanese youngster Hinata Maruta (0-0) finally begins his career as a professional fighter.
The exciting youngster, who debuts on November 22nd against Filipino slugger Jason Canoy (24-5-2, 18), took part in a public training session on Tuesday and showed off his ability in eye catching fashion as he looked sensational during a spar, sharp during a pad session and calm during a Q&A with the media.
The touted teenager seemed to be genuinely excited about his up coming debut and although he seems to know it will be a difficult assignment it does seem that he's thrilled to finally be with in touching distance his debut. Of course it's a serious test but if he picks up the win that he and his team expects him to then he'll be looking at becoming yet another Japanese boxing superstar, despite still being just 18 years old.
(Image courtesy of Maruta's blog)
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