We've known for a while that Japanese hopeful Kazuki Tanaka (2-0, 2) would be next in the ring on August 2nd as part of the card that features the retirement ceremony of his stable mate Nobuhiro Ishida. What we didn't know, until earlier today, is who Tanaka would be facing in that bout.
Today we learned that Tanaka's foe would be Thailand's Kamraiyok Orwandavee (0-2), AKA Yutthana Narkprasert.
From what we understand Kamraiyok will be fighting in Japan for the 3rd time. Up to now he has been stopped in both bouts, with the first of those being a a 3rd round KO loss to Takahiro Yamamoto last December whilst more recently he was stopped in a round by Kyosuke Sawada. Looking at that form it's hard to see anything but a blow out win for the much touted Tanaka, who some have described as a super prospect.
Tanaka may not be the most well known of the Japanese youngsters breaking through the ranks but all the talk about him is that he's a sensation in the making and it's clear that this will be a stay busy fight before a more notable step up in class towards the end of the year.
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