Whilst we're all looking forward to Christmas it's fair to say that many fighters in Japan are gearing up towards major bouts between now and the end of the year. Among those fighters is WBA Flyweight title holder Kazuto Ioka (18-1, 10), who will be facing former champion Juan Carlos Reveco (36-2, 19) on New Year's Eve.
Today, ahead of that bout, Ioka took part in a public training session and looked sharp, quick and confident as he put the finishing touches to his preparations.
The 3-weight world champion not only looked good, but also sounded good as he spoke about how good his camp has been, with an impressive 200 rounds of total sparring. That camp has seen him working on his combinations and it seems like he's hoping to stop Reveco when the men meet.
The bout, which is a rematch of a competitive bout from earlier this year, is a really intriguing one and the winner will solidify their status as a top Flyweight contender, behind Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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