We have been informed that Japanese Heavyweight champion Kyotaro Fujimoto (9-1, 5) has been made an offer to fight for the vacant OPBF Heavyweight title. Unfortunately for Fujimoto the offer isn't one that many would be in a rush to accept.
The offer, from what we understand, is for Fujimoto to travel to New Zealand to fight against the sensationally promising, high talented and very powerful Joseph Parker (10-0, 9) on December 13th. Parker is widely viewed as a future world champion and at just 22 years old is only going to get better, however even now he looks to be as good of a Heavyweight prospect as there is out there.
From what we understand Fujimoto has neither accepted nor declined the offer as of yet, though it is available for him at the moment.
If Fuimoto accepts the offer it will one way to save face and avoid a rematch with Nobuhiro Ishida. After all a fight with Parker would be a step up from Ishida and would allow Fujimoto to fight a foreign opponent as he has suggested he wanted to do. If however Fujimoto declines this offer then the odds are he will have to fight Ishida to remain relevant.
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