Rigondeaux-Amagasa is Official For 12/31 in Osaka

By Hisao Adachi

A press conference was held in  Tokyo to officially announce that Japanese OPBF featherweight champion (IBF Eastern and Pacific) Hisashi Amagasa (28-4-2 19 KOs), 29-years-old and from the Yamagami Boxing Gym, will get a crack at one of the best fighters in the sport - World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Association super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KOs), 34-years-old.

It was confirmed that only Rigondeaux's WBO title would at stake in the fight.

The fight takes place on the 31st of December at the Badmaker Colosseum in the city of Osaka, where there will be another world championship fight when the former world strawweight champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF ), Katsunari Takayama (27-7, 10 KOs), will go for the vacant IBF crown against Go Odaira (11-3-3, 1 KO ) of the Hanagata Boxing Gym in Yokohama.

On the same card, local favorite and former world flyweight champion straw Kazuto Ioka (15-1, 9 KOs), 25 and of the Ioka Boxing Gym in Osaka, be measured against an ex-interim world champion, Venezuelan Jean Piero Perez (20-7-1, 14 KOs), 33-years-old, in a ten round contest.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KnockoutKings on 12-02-2014

This is what they left top rank for? Lol #BlameBob

Comment by bigjavi973 on 12-02-2014

[QUOTE=crazed_z06;15150307]Amagas Who?[/QUOTE] Well... tell that to frampton and LSC who doesnt want any part of rigo

Comment by Young Money on 12-02-2014

[QUOTE=crazed_z06;15150307]Amagas Who?[/QUOTE] Hisashi Amagasa (28-4-2 19 KOs), 29-years-old and from the Yamagami Boxing Gym. It's clearly written in the article.

Comment by Mick Higgs on 12-02-2014

Not that it matter's, but why no WBA belt?

Comment by crazed_z06 on 12-02-2014

Amagas Who?

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