Tomorrow fans in Osaka get the chance to watch a Japanese title fight at 154lbs as Yuki Nonaka (27-8-3, 9) defends his title, for the 3rd time, and takes on multi-time title challenger Koshinmaru Saito(22-7-1, 12), who is stepping up for his shot at the 154lb title.
At the weigh in on Saturday both men made weight for the bout, and although we weren't given the specific weights it was clear that Nonaka was the natural Light Middleweight, towering over Saito, who has been a repeat challenger challenger at Welterweight.
The general view seems to be that Nonaka will simply be too big for Saito however the challenger seems to be determined to take this opportunity with both hands and was very confident at the weigh in, almost as if he thought it his destiny to become a Japanese champion before his career came to an end.
Nonaka returns against Saito, but will he continue his reign, or will the challenger finally win the big one?
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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