Yabuki and Ogata make weight!
Tomorrow Japanese fight fans in Tokyo will get a de facto title eliminator as OPBF #1 ranked female Light Flyweight Jun Yabuki (6-0, 3) [矢吹 純] battles against the #2 ranked Shione Ogata (7-5, 2) [緒方 汐音] on one of the under-card bouts for A-sign Bee Vol 2.
Today the two fighters took part in their weigh in weigh in and both came in just under the limit, at around 107.8lbs.
The bout will see the unbeaten Yabuki taking on her most notable foe to date. Although unbeaten her competition so far has been poor, and she's only really been tested in 4 rounders against domestic novices, such as Itose Ishii.
Whilst Ogata will be the under-dog on paper it should be noted that she has won her last 6 bouts, after a faltering 1-5 start to her professional career, and has more experience over the 6 round distance than Yabuki, who has never gone 6 rounds during her short career.
For fight fans interested in watching this bout it will be available on the A-sign boxing service for those paying for the A-sign Bee vol 2 show.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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