Tomorrow at the Shinjuku FACE we'll get the next A-Sign boxing card, with the main event featuring teenage sensation Jin Sasaki (8-0, 7) [佐々木尽] battling with fellow big puncher Tatsuya Miyazaki (9-13-1, 9) [宮崎辰也]. Although a mismatch on paper the bout is certainly set to deliver fireworks, with 16 of the men's combined 17 wins coming from stoppage and 13 of those coming in the first 4 rounds, and it's certainly a dangerous assignment for Sasaki, if he gets caught.
Today, ahead of their bout, the two men weighed in for the contest and both men made the Welterweight limit with no issues.
On the scales Sasaki was 146.8lbs. After making weight he spoke about how this is his heaviest weight so far, and how Miyazaki is the biggest puncher he's faced to date. Despite being aware of Miyazaki's power he had promised a big KO of his own, and seemed very confident of picking up an impressive win here.
Miyazaki on the other hand had room to play with on the scales, weighing in at 146.4lbs. His comments were somewhat less full off confidence, stating that you can see the bout on YouTube, which we'll link to below.
Aged 36 Miyazaki's career is certainly coming to an end, but a win here would give him a high to go out one, even if it would take a huge upset for him to get that win.
For those tuning in the guest commentary will be from recently crowned WBO Flyweight champion Junto Nakatani (21-0, 16) [中谷 潤人].
As for the YouTube link the bout will be streamed on the A-Sign boxing YouTube channel.
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