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Photos/Weights: Japan Has Two Events, Three Title Fights

Photos by Pablo Fletes, Joe Koizumi, Notifight.com

The weights are in for two events taking place in Japan on New Year's Eve.

In Osaka, Nicaraguan boxer Felix "Twin" Alvarado (18-0, 15KOs) will challenge Japan's Kazuto Ioka (13-0, 9KOs) for the junior flyweight championship of the World Boxing Association (WBA). The fight will take place at the Bodymaker Arena and the card is bring promoted by Ioka Promotions. Ioka came in at 106.4 pounds, while Alvarado came in at 106.8 pounds - both below the limit of 108 pounds.

Over in Tokyo, the super featherweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), undefeated Takashi Uchiyama, will face compatriot Daiki Kaneko at the Ota City General Gymnasium Tokyo. The card will be staged by Teiken Promotions. Uchiyama (20-0-1, 17 KOs) vs. Kaneko is the main event. Uchiyama came in at 129.75, while Kaneko was 130-pounds.

In the other main event of the night, the world super featherweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Takashi Miura, will face Mexico's Dante "Crazy" Jardon. Miura (26-2-2, 19 KOs) and Jardon (24-3, 20 KOs) both came in at the limit of 130-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by any craic lad? on 12-30-2013

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;14084145]That promo video is awesome just random tanks firing, animated bears, aliens classic stuff there. Hernandez trains with Japanese fighters Kamegai for sure. Also he didn't sound all too confident basically hoping Uchiyama has a bad in order for them…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 12-30-2013

[QUOTE=any craic lad?;14083784] Both guys make interesting points ha.Does anyone know what Rudy Hernandezs connection is with Japanese fighters?He appears in this vid at 1.45 seemingly is Kanekos trainer[/QUOTE] That promo video is awesome just…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 12-30-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;14083791]Lots of people in Japan wear it to prevent getting sick. I remember when I used to live there, they'd just hand them out for free sometimes[/QUOTE] Allergies...I'm being serious btw

Comment by fceeviper on 12-30-2013

Anymore have a stream for the Jardon fight?

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 12-30-2013

[quote=hougigo] Quote: Originally Posted by .:: JSFD26 ::. I've been to quite a few places overseas but never in China or Japan. Thanks for clearing that up. I did pick him to win so I just wanted to make sure.…

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