We have just been informed that Japanese debutant Ken Shiro (1-0) has dominated experienced Indonesian Heri Amol (34-18-4, 14) in a very 1-sided 6 round bout to kick off his career with a very impressive victory.
Ken Shiro, who turned professional with big expectations, did as he pleased with Amol who lacked the fire power, speed or skills to hold his own and in the end there was no doubt over who had won with the Japanese fighter claiming a decision with scores of 60-53, 60-53 and 59-54.
Whilst this was Amol's 4th successful loss it needs to be noted that he is a former Indonesian national champion, WBO Asia Pacific champion and former OPBF title challenger. In fact going in to this bout Amol was ranked #11 by the OPBF! So in theory Ken Shiro should get an OPBF ranking courtesy of the victory.
For those who are unaware Ken Shiro is the son of Hisashi Teraji (20-1-3, 11) who, in the 1990's, claimed the Japanese Middleweight title and the OPBF Light Heavyweight title. The expectation seems clear that the youngster will achieve just as much as his father and with an excellent reputation from his amateur days Ken Shiro is thought to be a definite star of the future.
We're hoping to get footage of this bout soon though from the reports we've been sent Ken Shiro looked "like a future champion in the making" with one report comparing the debut to that of Kosei Tanaka, who like Ken Shiro dominated a well ranked Indonesian.
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