By Hisao Adachi
A press conference was hosted by Hideyuki Ohashi, the president of Ohashi Boxing Gym in Yokohama City,at the Grand Palace Hotel in Tokyo, and it was officially announced that there will be a boxing event called "Boxing Fes 2007 Super 2 Days "on May 21 at Tokyo's Ariake Colosseum.
In the main event of the card, the sensational undefeated Japanese super king of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Naoya "Monster" Inoue (12-0, 10KOs, 23-year-old Of Ohashi Boxing Gym in Yokohama) is set to make the fifth title defense against American-Mexican # 2 ranked WBO and WBO Latin Champion Ricardo "Meserito" Rodríguez (16-3, 5KOs, 27 years of age and from Los Angeles,California).
And in another 12-round stellar bout for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world championship, Akira Yaegashi (25-5, 13KOs, 34, and Ohashi Boxing Gym in Yokohama ) will face Filipino challenger, IBF Interim world champion, Cebu Milan Melindo (35-2, 12KOs, 29, from Cebu City, Philippines) for the third defense of his title which he conquered in December 2015.
On the eve of this boxing event "Boxing Fes 2007 Super 2 Days" - there will be another huge event at Tokyo's Ariake Colosseum, where there will be three world title fights.
For the vacant WBA "regular" middleweight title, HassanN'Dam will collide with undefeated London 2012 Olympic champion RyotaMurata. For the WBC flyweight crown, Mexican Juan "Churritos "Hernandez defends against undefeated Japanese challenger DaigoHiga, and WBC champion Ganigan" El Maravilla "López takes on Japanese challenger Ken Shiro.
According to Hideyuki Ohashi, the manager of Naoya Inoue, they received a very good offer for Inoue to fight in the United States in September.
The original goal of the Inoue camp was to look for an opportunity to make a great unification battle in December 2017 with WBC champion Román "Chocolatito" González. But, last month that plan took a big turn when Gonzalez was upset by Thai Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (Wisaksil Wangek) - and now the WBC has ordered them to fight in a rematch.