On Thursday in Japan fans got the chance to see the world ranked Yukinori Oguni (16-1-1, 5) continue his move towards a world title fight as he stopped Thai visitor Eakkitti MorKrungthepThomburee (9-5, 2) in 2 rounds.
Oguni, a former Japanese and OPBF Super Bantamweight champion, was fighting for the first time since vacating the Japanese title early this year. Despite giving up the title Oguni looked sensation from the opening bell.
The talented Japanese youngster took the opening round with out breaking sweat, then let loose in round 2, dropping Eakkitti 3 times to force an immediate stoppage of the poorly matched Thai foe.
After the win it seemed that Oguni's attention turned to a world title fight in 2016, though of course he's not had one signed or sealed. We're instead expecting his team to move him towards a world title eliminator in early 2016 with a potential world title fight in either late 2016 or early 2017. Unfortunately for Oguni, he would be regarded as an under-dog against any of the top Super Bantamweights out there.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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