We've known for a while that December 14th would play host to an intriguing double title show with a pair of excellent Super Featherweight bouts. One of those title bouts is a Japanese title bout between defending champion Rikki Naito and the exciting Kenichi Ogawa whilst the other is an OPBF title bout between Masayuki Ito and Shingo Eto.
Today it was revealed that the under-card for that show was also going to be very interesting as two Misako gym fighters were added to the card.
One of those is former Japanese Super Flyweight champion Yohei Tobe (8-2-1, 5), who returns to action for the first time since losing the Japanese title to Sho Ishida in August 2014. The talented Tobe will be up against Japanese based Filipino foe Ryan Bito (22-15-3, 8), who sadly enters on the back of 4 straight losses and has just 1 win in his last 8 bouts.
The other Misako fighter is Shuichiro Yoshino (0-0) who is set to make his much anticipated debut. As an amateur he went 104-22 (55) and was a 4 time high school champion who has international experience and is expected to accomplish big things in the professional ranks. Sadly at the moment his opponent hasn't been named, but we're hoping to see him being given a real test to kick things off, something that Misako are known for doing with their debutants.
Masayuki Ito to defend OPBF title against Shingo Eto
Rikki Naito to defend Japanese Super Featherweight title against Kenichi Ogawa!
Rumours suggest Yoshino Shuichirou is set to turn professional!
(Image courtesy of Misako)
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