Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Nishioka vs Munroe Set For October 24 in Tokyo, Japan - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  7/27/2010       Read more by Frank Maloney         
   
Nishioka vs Munroe Set For October 24 in Tokyo, Japan
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

RENDALL MUNROE was last night given the date for his world title showdown against Japanese star Toshiaki Nishioka.

Munroe (21-1) will challenge for Nishioka’s (36-4-3) WBC super-bantamweight title at Tokyo’s 10,000 capacity Sumo Hall on Sunday October 24.

Munroe, 30, will take eight weeks off from his binman’s job to prepare for the biggest fight of his career.

The Leicester southpaw, promoter Frank Maloney, manager Mike Shinfield and trainer Jason Shinfield, will spend 12 days in Tokyo before the fight.

Maloney explained: “Tokyo is about eight hours ahead so we need to be there well in advance to make sure everything is spot on.

“People are writing Rendall off, but there are far more hostile places than Japan for a fighter to travel to.

“Nishioka’s camp have been complete professionals to deal with and I am sure Rendall will get a fair deal if the fight goes 12 rounds.”

The fight will take place early afternoon British time and UK television rights will be announced at a later date.




 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by giacomino, on 07-27-2010
Unlike a lot of title challengers these days, Munroe has earned it. He's got no chance of KOing Nishioka and winning a decision in Japan won't be easy, but it should be a good fight

comment by Shadows, on 07-27-2010
Munroe is gonna have to pressure Nishioka and be in his face all night. He can't sit back and let Nishioka dictate the pace and distance.

comment by alza1988, on 07-27-2010
This is some test for Munroe man looking forward to it .He's right up against it tho man but good luck to him .

comment by oldboy90, on 07-27-2010
why not england because japan put up more money for the fight economicaly it makes sense japan always had a love for small fighters

comment by Irish Hitman, on 07-27-2010
LETS GO MUNROE!!!! Why couldnt they agree to have it on in England, that will be on like at 5pm :( or earlier :(

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (8) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Javier Fortuna Resigns Pact Wit...
  Hunter-Alvarado Tops Bernard Ho...
  Ben Day Will Take a Step Up on ...
  Jorge Linares Very Motivated Fo...
  Lennox Clarke, Des Bowater Retu...
  Ruslan Chagaev Shocked at Passi...
  Flip Homansky To Chair The NABF...
  Jose Zepeda Will Face Rafael Co...
  Shumenov: Had To Drop 55 Pounds...
  Mayweather-Pacquiao: UAE Group ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.