On September 22nd fans in Tokyo will get the chance to see an exciting card. The main event, an excellent WBC Bantamweight bout between Shinsuke Yamanaka (23-0-2, 17) and former WBA champion Anselmo Moreno (35-3-1, 12), will steal much of the attention but is certainly not the only bout of note.
Another of the notable and interesting bouts will see once beaten Japanese puncher Kenichi Ogawa (15-1, 13) take on world ranked Deivi Julio Bassa (17-0, 10), in what looks to be a brilliant bout around the Super Featherweight limit.
Earlier this week Bassa arrived in Japan and appeared confident of keeping his unbeaten records.
The Colombian fighter has said that he has been sparring with numerous fighters in Colombia to help him cope with any style, seemingly admitting that he hasn't seen much of Ogawa and isn't sure what to expect. Although relatively unknown Bassa was apparently a very good amateur and claims to have had about 190 wins from 220 amateur bouts, suggesting that he is very accomplished and experienced, even if his professional record is lacking in terms of quality.
Shinsuke Yamanaka and Anselmo Moreno meet in WBC Bantamweight title clash!
(Image courtesy of Teiken)
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