On June 5th a number of the big name fighters from the well established, and very in form, Watanabe gym went to Kagoshima for a gym training camp, which mixed the established talent with some of the rising talent.
The most established memeber of the group on the camp was former Super Featherweight world champion Takashi Uchiyama (24-2-1, 20) [内山 高志], who has yet to decide on his future, though could be at the camp either to train or act as a mentor for the younger fighters. He was joined be current world champion Ryoichi Taguchi's (25-2-2, 11) [田口良一], who is planning his next defence later in the year.
OPBF Minimumweight champion Hiroto Kyoguchi (7-0, 6) [京口 紘人], Japanese Super Flyweight champion Ryuichi Funai (27-7, 19) [船井 龍一] and Japanese Super Bantamweight champion Yusaku Kuga (14-2-1, 10) [久我 勇作] were also taking part alongside Minimumweight contender Masataka Taniguchi (6-1, 4) [谷口 将隆].
The fighters will return to Tokyo on June 10th and announcements are expected to be made in regards to ring returns for Kyoguchi, Funai and Taniguchi, as well as an announcement on Uchiyama's future.
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