This coming week is a big one for Asian boxing fans with several world title fights and other key contests. For fans wanting to watch those bouts we've tried to put together a TV guide of sorts. We're sorry for some of the details which are incomplete though we've certainly included the most significant details where they have been made available.
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Vs Jose Salgado (CH7) [14:00-16:00 Bangkok Time]
The first of the major match ups comes from Channel 7 on Thursday as the exciting Srisaket Sor Rungvisai takes on Mexico's Jose Salgado in a bout for the WBC silver Super Flyweight title, and the status of WBC mandatory challenger for Carlos Cuadras. This has the potential to be the fight of the week and is a really brilliant match up.
Zhang Junlong Vs Shawn Cox (CCTV5) [13:10-14:25 Beijing Time]
Chinese TV will be airing a show on Friday which is expected to feature a collision of punchers as Zhang Junglong battles against former Cruiserweight title contender Shawn Cox. One thing we need to note about this broadcast is that we cannot yet confirm the main event, merely that a show will be aired on CCTV 5 at the time stated.
??? Vs ??? (CH7) [14:00-16:00 Bangkok Time]
A mystery show on Channel 7 as Thai fans get a second day of action. We understand there will be a WBA Asian Bantamweight title fight, though we're not 100% certain who that will involve or what other bouts will be aired on the card.
Chalermpol Singwancha Vs ??? (CH11) [14:00-16:00 Bangkok Time]
At the same time as the other Thai show on Friday will be a card on Channel 11. The details are again a bit scarce though Chalermpol Singwancha will be defending his ABF Welterweight title against an Italian foe. We've been told there will be another bout but we've not been given the names of those in action
Kosei Tanaka Vs Julian Yedras (CBC/TBS) [16:00-17:00 Tokyo time]
The first of two world title fights on Saturday will see Japanese teenager Kosei Tanaka attempt to claim the WBO Minimumweight title just his 5th professional bout. In the opposite corner will be the confident Julian Yedras and we suspect we could be in for a treat here. Notably this fight is only available in Chubu (on CBC) and Tokyo (on TBS).
Milan Melindo Vs Javier Mendoza (Azteca/BeIN Sports en Espanol) [23:00-01:00 ???]
The second world title fight of the day that involved an Asian fighter comes significantly later than the first and will see talented Filipino looking to claim the IBF Light Flyweight title as he takes on current champion Javier Mendoza. This is a big task for Melindo but should be a great fight courtesy of Azteca TV and BeIN Sports Espanol.
Juanito Rubillar Vs Joseph Agbeko (LATV) [???]
Supposedly, though this is the one bout we're really lacking details on, Juanito Rubillar of the Philippines will be fighting Joseph Agbeko on the obscure LATV. Sadly we've been unable to find this bout on their schedule though fingers crossed that the broadcast will be confirmed in the coming days.
(Where possible we have included the time zone, unfortunately fans internationally will need to convert the time to their own regional time)
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