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Igarashi-Yaegashi, Yamanaka-Tunacao WBC Triple

By Hisao Adachi

A championship tripleheader is going to take place on April 8th at a venue to be determined in Tokyo. Teiken Promotions is staging the show. The flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council, former Olympian Toshiyuki Igarashi (17-1-1, 10 KOs) will face the former champion Akira Yaegashi (16-3, 9 KOs).

On the samer card, undefeated WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka (17-0-2, 12 KOs) will face Filipino challenger Malcolm Tunacao (32-2-3, 20 KOs). Also on the card, Gamaliel Diaz (37-9-2, 17KOs) will defend his WBC super featherweight title against Takashi Miura (24-2-2, 18KOs).

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 01-19-2013

Yaegashi jumping up in weight all the way to fly he'll have the speed but how much will he lose with the extra kgs still should be entertaing Igarashi is a good watch as well

Comment by Japanese Boxing on 01-19-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12932650]True, I used some keyhole thing for the Ioka unification in the summer and it was just horrible[/QUOTE] What I don't understand his how much would broadcasting really cost? AXS TV had deals in place for MMA and kickboxing but…

Comment by Hougigo on 01-19-2013

[QUOTE=Japanese Boxing;12932560]The only thing we're missing is Televised fights in the USA. Even if it was an IPPV thing for 5$ a month I'd do it. Finding brazilian streams is getting old.[/QUOTE] True, I used some keyhole thing for the…

Comment by Japanese Boxing on 01-19-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12932440]I know, that one right before the new year was just fantastic[/QUOTE] The only thing we're missing is Televised fights in the USA. Even if it was an IPPV thing for 5$ a month I'd do it. Finding brazilian streams…

Comment by Hougigo on 01-19-2013

[QUOTE=Japanese Boxing;12932437]wow thats a dang good card. This is why I love Japanese Boxing right now, we're getting great cards.[/QUOTE] I know, that one right before the new year was just fantastic

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