Tomorrow fight fans in will get the chance to see the super-fast rising Hiroto Kyoguchi (5-0, 5) [京口 紘人] battle Filipino Armando dela Cruz (25-14-3, 11) in a bout for the vacant OPBF Minimumweight title. Today those two fighters took part in their official weigh in, and both men made the 105lb maximum weight limit.
On the scales both men were 105lbs. For Kyoguchi that weight marks his lowest, though it is the second time he has come in at 105lbs exactly. It suggests that whuilst he has been fighting above the limit his future, at least for now, is at Minimumweight and and he looked great at the weight in, suggesting he could be there for a while.
For dela Cruz the 105lb weight is one he has been at for muich of his career, however it is the first time he has seemingly made the weight since a 2009 loss to Jun Tasic, and he's now more than 8 years removed from a win whilst fight at 105lbs. Despite being the shorter man, and the more experienced, it's likely that making the limit will have taken something out os his body for this bout.
Kyoguchi looks to claim OPBF title as he takes on De la Cruz!
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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