Earlier today it was announced that former Japanese and OPBF Minimumweight champion Ryui Hara (18-1, 10) would be making his return to the ring on May 31st at FujisanMesse in Fuji in what will be the main event of the "Suruga boys Desafio4" card.
At the moment details on the bout are scarce though we know it will be an 8 round bout made in, or around, the Minimumweight limit.
For Hara this will be his first bout since he was stopped by the fantastic Kosei Tanaka last October in a bout that saw Hara suffer his first defeat and lose the OPBF belt. Despite that loss he is still world ranked by all 4 major title bodies and at just 24 years old he still has time to rebuild him and, one day, become a world champion.
Aside from Hara's bout the show doesn't have much of note though we're just glad to see the diminutive speedster back in action. For those interested however Kazuya Nakano (8-4, 7) is set to risk his Japanese Super Featherweight ranking, albeit against a yet to be named foe, and Quaye Peter (6-5-2, 3), if Peter wins his bout on March 17th.
(Image courtesy of Ohashi Gym)
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