Photos: Yamanaka-Guevara, Gonzalez-Blanquet Presser

By Ludo Saenz L. Luaces,
The final press conference was held at the Hotel Grand Palace in Tokyo, Japan - for the big event scheduled for November 10th at the Kokugikan Arena. The bantamweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Japan's Shinsuke Yamanaka (19-0-2, 14KOs), will be defending his title against Mexican challenger, Alberto "Metro" Guevara (18-1, 6 KOs).

Two-time former world featherweight champion Jorge Linares (34-3, 22KOs), will be facing Dominican Francisco Contreras (21-3, 16 KOs), who will replace the injured Richar Abril.

Mexico's Oscar Blanquet (32-6-1, 23 KOs) will face undefeated Nicaraguan flyweight Román "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (36-0, 30 KOs). And, Mexican lightweight Edgar Lomeli (14-3-2, 8 KOs) is trading blows with former world featherweight and super featherweight champion Takahiro Aoh (24-3 -1, 11 KOs) in a ten round fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by reppa on 11-09-2013

Anyway to catch this card besides waiting for youtube?

Comment by Adolf H on 11-09-2013

Yamanaka got the goods.

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 11-08-2013

[QUOTE=any craic lad?;13911988]Yamanaka is looking like a very good boxer and he really does have an awesome straight left fast and powerful but I just feel he could vary it up abit against Vic an uppercut could have really stopped…

Comment by Hougigo on 11-08-2013

Goddamn..... this is a nice card. too bad I won't be able to watch everything

Comment by any craic lad? on 11-08-2013

[QUOTE=RyunosukeRonin;13911945]Yamanaka is an excellent boxer-puncher with a deadly straight left That sure is a high KO% for the guy facing Linares weather or not it's bad opp. remember the last time he fought a guy with a good KO record…

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