In Tokyo tomorrow Japanese fans get the chance to catch a double world title show. The main event of the show sees the explosive "KO Dynamite" Takashi Uchiyama (23-0-1, 19) defending his WBA Super Featherweight "super" title, making his 11th total defense, against Nicaraguan challenger Oliver Flores (27-1-2, 17).
At the weigh in both men looked in great condition, though it was fair to say that Uchiyama looked the stronger and more solid man whilst Flores looked slightly nervous.
On the scales Uchiyama was the heavier man, coming in just under 129½lbs, about the same as he was in his most recent win over Jomthong Chuwatana back in May. Flores was marginally under 129¼lbs the lightest recorded weight for him since 2008, when he beat Carlos Rivas. Saying that however this is the most significant bout of Flores's career and it's fair to say that he's worked harder for this bout than any other of his career.
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(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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