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THREE JAPANESE WORLD CHAMPIONS TO DEFEND TITLES IN APRIL


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Three Japanese World Boxing Council champions will defend their titles at the Ryogoku Sumo Hall in Tokyo on April 8. The triple championship card was announced at a news conference at the Grand Palace Hotel in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Super featherweight champion Toshiaki Nishioka (37-4-3, 23 KO’s) who won the title with a 2nd round TKO of Genaro Garcia of Mexico on January 3, 2009 and scored a 5th round TKO in his third title defense against Filipino Balweg Bangoyan on April 30, 2010 makes his sixth title defense against Argentina’s Mauricio Munoz (21-2, 9 KO’s).

Featherweight champion Hozumi Hasegawa who won the title 126 pound title after losing his bantamweight crown to Mexico’s Fernando “KO-Chulito” Montiel in a stunning 4th round TKO on April 30, 2010 faces former champion and mandatory challenger Jhonny Gonzalez (47-7, 41 KO’s).

Gonzalez lost his bantamweight title in a one-punch 7th round knockout to the Philippines Gerry Penalosa on August 11, 2007 and also lost by a 3rd round TKO to Nishioka on May 23, 2009, earned the title shot against Hasegawa with a 2nd round TKO of Antonio Davis in a title eliminator on March 20, 2010.

The third Japanese champion to put his title on the line will be Takari Aoh (20-2-1, 9 KO’s) the former sparring partner of Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barrera who battles Humberto Gutierrez (28-2-1, 20 KO’s) . Aoh won the title with a unanimous twelve round decision of Oscar Larios on March 12, 2009 but lost the crown to Elio Rojas by a twelve round unanimous decision on July 14, 2009.

However, the southpaw Aoh regained the title with a unanimous twelve round decision over Vitali Tajbert of Kazakhstan last November 26, 2010. Interestingly, Gutierrez had lost in a clash for the interim title against Tajbert on November 21, 2009 by a unanimous decision.

The blockbuster fight card is presented by Teiken Boxing Promotions of well-known and wealthy Japanese businessman-sportsman Akihiko Honda.


Toshiaki Nishioka - Mauricio Muñoz ( 122Lb )

Hozumi Hasegawa - Jhonny Gonzalez ( 126Lb )

Takahito Aoh - Humberto Gutierrez ( 130Lb )


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