By Hisao Adachi
The Teiken Boxing Gym in Tokyo officially announced the first defense of the world flyweight title of the World Boxing Council (WBC), unbeaten Nicaraguan Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (40-0, 34KOs), who will face the No. 8 world ranked Philippine contender Rocky "The Road Warrior" Fuentes (35-7-2, 20KOs) on the 22nd of November at the Yokohama International Swimming Pool.
The fight will be paired on the same card where the Japanese WBC super featherweight world champion Takashi "Bomber" Miura (27-2-2, 20KOs) will make the third defense of his crown against Mexican challenger and No. 1 world-ranked contender Edgar "Chananon" Puerta (23-4-1, 19KOs.
This boxing evening will be hosted by the influential Japanese promoter Akihiko Honda of Teiken Boxing. Gonzalez will be making the first defense of his WBC title that he conquered this the past September with a ninth round TKO of Yaegashi Akira in Tokyo.