Last weekend saw Top Rank travel to Macau for the brilliant "Ring of Gold" card. It seems that the name has struck accord with Japanese promoter Hideyuki Ohashi who has announced that the name of his upcoming show on April 6th will be "Ring of Diamonds".
Whilst Ring of Gold got it's name from the fact that it had a trio of Olympic gold medal winners it seems that Ring of Diamonds has gotten it's name from the boxing diamonds on show on the card. This includes Japan's fast rising Naoya Inoue, Naoya's younger brother Takuma Inoue, the young Ryo Matsumoto and the exceptionally talented Roman Gonzalez.
As well as the unbeaten diamonds the show the show is also set to feature current WBC Flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi and former 3-time title challenger Satoshi Hosono who will be attempting to claim the Japanese Featherweight title.
Whilst opponents for bother Gonzalez and Takuma Inoue have yet to be named we're expecting both to face very suitable foes with Takuma apparently requesting a world ranked opponent and Gonzalez wanting to make an impression before a proposed super fight with Yaegashi later in the year.
The show, which will be shown on Fuji TV, genuinely looks like great one and it'll little wonder why Ohashi went with the name in question, even if it does feel like a rip off of Arum's recent show.
(Picture courtesy of Ohashi Gym)
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