Back in August we reported a rumour regarding the next bout of former world title challenger Hisashi Amagasa (29-5-2, 19).
The rumour we heard was that he would be appearing on the November 11th. That was later confirmed.
Today we can finally reveal his opponent for the show, that will be Filipino journeyman Nathan Bolcio (12-9-2, 4).
Bolcio, who has lost his last 3 and 5 of his last 6, will be fighting in Japan for the second time having previously fought Tomoki Kameda in the land of the rising sun, losing a 10 round decision to the youngest of the Kameda clan. That was Bolcio's first of 7 losses on the road and it's fair to say that he's expected to pick up another one here as Amagasa looks to take a step towards a possible second world title bout. Admittedly however this bout won't prepare the lanky Japanese fighter for a bout with a world class opponent, instead it will focus on allowing him to shake some ring rust following a year of relative inactivity.
It needs to be noted that this bout is the third most significant on the card with two female world title fights, a female WBO Super Flyweight title fight between Tomomi Takano (8-1, 5) and current champion Daniela Romina Bermudez (17-3-2, 5) and a WBO female Minimumweight bout between defending champion Kumiko Seeser Ikehara (7-1-2, 3) and Momoko Kanda (9-7-2, 3), both set to take place on the same show.
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