Earlier today Ohashi Gym announced that their next show would be "Battle Phoenix 59", which will be held on March 27th at the Korakuen Hall. The full match up list hasn't yet been announced, but the card is star studded one with Ohashi putting almost all of their rising talent on the show.
Confirmed for the show are Bantamweight title contender Ryo Matsumoto (18-1, 16) [松本 亮], fast rising Koki Inoue (6-0, 5) [浩樹井上], former world title challenger Ryuji Hara (21-2, 11) [原隆二], veteran Seiichi Okada (19-6-1, 11) [岡田 誠一], the promising Andy Hiraoka (8-0, 5) [平岡アンディ] and Quaye Peter (9-8-2, 5).
At the moment none of the Ohashi men have their opponents named but we do know that that Matsumoto, Inoue, Hara and Okada will all be scheduled to fight in 8 rounders.
Opponents will be expected to be announced for some of those fighters either later this month, or in early February. It's fair to say that Inoue and Matsumoto will be matched with solid opponents with both men looking to make their mark in 2017.
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