Tomorrow fight fans in Japan will get the chance to see former Japanese Light Welterweight champion Hiroki Okada (15-0, 11) [岡田 博喜] face off with dangerous Filipino Jheritz Chavez (7-1-2, 5), in what looks like a decent for the unbeaten Okada.
Today the two men weighed in for their bout and both looked in good shape for the contest, which is being fought just above the 140lb Light Welterweight limit.
On the scales Okada was dead on the contracted limit of 64KG's, or 141lbs, and looked confident and relaxed whilst admitting he wanted to move towards bigger and better fights, and it seems he is intent of maintaining his world rankings with the WBO and IBF.
Chavez wa also 141lbs but looked a much smaller fighter than Okada, who clearly had several inches of natual height on the Filipino. Despite being the smaller man the visitor looked happy, relaxed and confident, knowing that a win here could, potentially, move him into the world rankings.
For fans not able to make their way to Tokyo for the bout it will be featured on boxingraise, meaning subscribers to Dangan's service can watch the bout on delay.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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