Stories breaking from Japan earlier today suggest that Shindo Go (14-2, 9) will return to the ring on October 4th to defend her WBC female Flyweight title in Mexico against an as yet to be named opponent.
A few weeks back we had reported that Go had vacated her title and stated "personal reasons" for the decision.
Following the first report we then discovered that the WBC had spoken to Go and were happy to ignore her first decision after learning of her particular issues. At the time however Mauricio Sulaiman, the head honcho of the WBC, did indicate that Go would have to fight in a mandatory against Arely Mucino. At the moment though it seems the bout with Mucino is off though Go will still defend her title in Mexico.
Although no explanation has yet to be made public for the "personal reasons" regarding Go's original decision we have heard things rumoured about Go being unhappy at the Kuratoki Gym and the JBC have said she will be able to transfer gyms. We don't feel that speculating on particulars at the moment would be wise, though we do wish Go all the best. Her personal issues in the past, with gender identity, have been well publicised and hopefully those issues are being treat with some sensitivity.
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