We've long known that Yukinori Oguni (18-1-1, 7) [小國 以載] had signed to fight IBF Super Bantamweight world champion Jonathan Guzman (22-0-0-1, 22) on New Year's Eve however until today the venue of the boyut was a total unknown.
Today Oguni, dressed in a full body Attack on Titans cosplay outfit, announced that the bout would take place in Kyoto.
It's still unclear which speciic venue would be hoesting the bout, but it does seem to strengthen the idea that the bout would on the same card as Kazuto Ioka's (20-1, 12) [井岡一翔] WBA Flyweight title defence against Thailand's Stamp Kiatniwat (15-0, 6) [แสตมป์ กระทิงแดงยิม].
The announcement from Oguni was made in the ring today during a show put on his his promotional team, headlined by his stablemate Hiroki Okada defending the Japanese Light Welterweight title.
At the show we also saw Suyon Takayama (24-2, 8) [高山 樹延] officially announce his retirement to the fans, confirming his decision from September, when he first announced his retirement on social media.
(Image courtesy of daily.co.jp)
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