Earlier today the Japanese press in Osaka saw a press conference to announce the next bout of Juiki Tatsuyoshi (6-0, 4) [辰吉寿以輝], announcing that the youngster would be returning to action on February 9th, to fight in his first 8 rounder.
The improving Tatsuyoshi not only had the schedule rounds and date for his next bout announced but also the opponent and venue.
The bout will see Juiki take on veteran Shun Ishibashi (10-20-1, 4) [石橋 俊] who should prove to be an interesting step forward for Tatsuyoshi. Although not an amazing fighter Ishibashi learned plenty of tricks through his career and will know that those tricks will have a use against someone lacking experience, liek Tatsuyoshi.
For those interested in the contest it will take place at the Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium and will be the chief support bout on a card headlined by Sho Nakazawa (9-1, 4), who is expected to be taking a big step towards title fights in 2017.
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