Photos: Cristian Mijares, Shohei Kawashima Ready For Battle

By Pepe Rodriguez

The weights are in and the fighters are ready for battle. A Friday weighin finished off without an issue for the protagonists of this Saturday`s homecoming fight  in Gomez Palacio, Durango.

Both fighters weighed at the division limit of 126-pounds.

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Southpaw Cristian Mijares (58-4-2, 26KOs) has a difficult task on his hands, as he`ll be facing undefeated Japanese fighter Shohei Kawashima (14-0-2, 3KOs) in a defense of his WBC silver featherweight belt.

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At the open workouts, the champion showed his deft speed and considerable power, with a dazzling display of  the great gym work, ahead of the real thing. 

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Kawashima surprised many  with his speed, height and excellent technique, mounting a considerable challenge to the  WBC silver champion.  Shohei is in excellent shape, insisting that the southpaw guard of the Mexican wont be a problem.

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Cristian Mijares (MEXICO) 57.200 kg

Shohei Kawashima (JAPAN) 57.200 kg

WBC silver featherweight championship

Francisco "Chihuas" Rodriguez (MEXICO) 51.00 kg

Crison "D'Cowboy" Omayao (Philippines) 50.800 kg

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8 rounds

Javier "Implacable" Prieto (MEXICO) 67.00 kg

Ivan "Zurdo" Álvarez  (MEXICO) 67.00 kg

10 rounds

Irma "Torbellino" García  (MEXICO) 54.00 kg

Leticia Uribe  (MEXICO) 52.500 kg

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Santa_ on 10-28-2016

This is going to be a good fight. Mijares surprised me in his last fight. I thought Gutierrez was going to walk right through him but Mijares took everything he had and dished it right back. Experience played a big…

Comment by Santa_ on 10-28-2016

[QUOTE=Elotero;17155487]Mijares trying to look mean but he got that "Shrekeli" face lmao.. Brunette on the right can get it tho...:boxing:[/QUOTE] Haha, he needs a snickers bad.

Comment by Elotero on 10-28-2016

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;17155356]Southpaw Cristian Mijares has a difficult task on his hands, as he`ll be facing undefeated Japanese fighter Shohei Kawashima in a defense of his WBC silver featherweight belt. [[URL=]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] Mijares trying to look mean but he…

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