Earlier this month saw 2012 Olympic bronze medal winner Satoshi Shimizu (1-0, 1) [清水 聡] make his professional debut, scoring a rather simple win over limited Koran foe In Kyoo Lee (3-3, 1) [이인규]. That win certainly didn't take much out of Shimizu and he is already back in the gym and looking to work towards his second professional bout.
The Ohashi gym fighter fighter, along with stablemates the Inoue brothers, took part in an open work out this morning and although he clearly won his debut he did still see flaws with his performance.
As a result of the less than satisfactory debut Shimizu has stated that he's working on things that he wants to fix and sources in Japan have stated that his second bout will be more challenging than his first, which came against a man he dwarfed and who seemed to be exhausted after just a couple of rounds.
It also sounds like Shimizu admitted carrying Lee a bit to get some extra rounds in when the two men fought. Sadly even being carried saw Lee being stopped with Shimizu hardly needing to move through the gears.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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