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 Last update:  8/19/2014       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Yaegashi: Roman Gonzalez is Very Tough, But I Can Win
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Japan's Akira Yaegashi (20-3, 10 KOs), the flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council champion, isn't taking anything for granted in his preparations to fight Nicaraguan slugger Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, on September 5th at the Yoyogi 2 Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. 

Yaegashi conquered the title by defeating his compatriot southpaw Toshiyuki Igarashi, former Athens 2004 Olympic fighter, also recognized as  "Rookie of the Year 2012" by the Japanese Boxing Commission.

Akira says Roman (39-0, 33KOs) is a tough opponent, but he stills has no doubt about getting the victory. Yaegashi's last defense was on April 6th of this year, he convincingly retained the title by knocking out Mexican Odilon Zaleta.

"I know perfectly well the difficulty involved with Gonzalez, but I am confident in my ability and the training that we've had, to beat him and retain my crown. It is a very tough fight, but I can win," the champion said.

Tags: Roman Gonzalez , Akira Yaegashi , Gonzalez-Yaegashi , Gonzalez vs. Yaegashi


 

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comment by Cloud, on 08-20-2014
Don't care who wins this as I like both. Yaegashi is a mans man and doesn't duck anybody.

comment by Aztekkas, on 08-20-2014
Vamos a ganar, vamos con todo! War Yaegashi!

comment by VAGAB0ND, on 08-20-2014
[QUOTE=PBP]Is there any way to watch this?[/QUOTE] If you're in San Francisco, New York, or Hawaii then you might be able to watch it on whatever the local channel for Fuji TV is. It'll be on a delay though.

comment by LoadedWraps, on 08-20-2014
[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP]Japan's Akira Yaegashi (20-3, 10 KOs), the flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council champion, isn't taking anything for granted in his preparations to fight Nicaraguan slugger Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, on September 5th at the Yoyogi 2 Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. ...

comment by VAGAB0ND, on 08-20-2014
War Yaegashi! :boxing: (I like Gonzalez too, but I like Yaegashi more)

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