Philippines, 29 May 2024
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        


 
 
News  


Hiroto Kyoguchi Defends WBA Light Fly Super Belt Nov 3 in Osaka, Japan


PhilBoxing.com





WBA Light Flyweight "Super Champion" Hiroto Kyoguchi (14-0, 9 KO's) of Osaka, Japan, will make the third defense of his golden & black 108-pound belt against the fists of Thailand's undefeated WBA #11 challenger Thanongsak Simsri (14-0, 12 KO's) on Tuesday, November 3, at the International Exhibition Center (INTEX) in Osaka, Japan.

The Kyoguchi vs Simsri battle was confirmed in a presser by the fight's promoter, veteran Japanese man of boxing Hitoshi Watanabe, head of Watanabe Boxing Promotions.

During the presser, Kyoguchi stood beside a life-size poster of his challenger, inviting boxing fans to watch the show, promising a victory.

A rising star in Japan boxing, the two-division world champion Hiroto Kyoguchi, 26, claimed his 108-pound super title by knocking out veteran South African standout Hekkie Budler (32-4, 10 KO's) in December of 2018.

Then, displaying boxing talent, speed and orthodox skilled moves, Kyoguchi made two successful defenses, outclassing Thai challenger Tanawat Nakoon (11-1, 5 KO's) and Japanese compatriot Tetsuya Hisada (34-10-2, 20 KO's).

Prior to capturing the WBA Light Flyweight super crown, the 5′4″ Kyoguchi reigned as IBF minimumweight world champion, dethroning Mexican Jose Argumedo, overpowering Nicaraguan slugger Carlos "Chocorroncito" Buitrago and outclassing Filipino Vince Paras.



In sharp contrast, the 20-year-old challenger Thanongsak Simsri, despite his undefeated 14-0 record, hasn't battled anyone near the quality of the above-mentioned names.

That's why the former Muay Thai combatant, might want to bet all his chips on slugging it out against Kyoguchi. Because it is doubtful that the younger Thai fighter could match the outstanding, matured boxing skills and technique packed by the far more-experienced and confident Japanese super champion. But we shall see.



Boxing fans outside Japan can watch the fight live on the Youtube channel of Hiroto Kyoguchi.

There will be other bouts in that November 3 boxing card, but Kyoguchi's title fight will start exactly at 5:30 pm (Japan time UTC +9). May the Best Man Win!


The author Carlos Costa is a Panama boxing reporter base in Cebu. Carlos can be reached by email: carlos512@hotmail.com, Whatsapp: 09184538152 and Twitter: @CarlosCostaBox.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Carlos Costa.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • The Past Week in Action 27 May 2024: Okolie Destroys Rozanski in 1; Catterall Gains Revenge Against Taylor; Mbilli KOs Heffron in 1
    By Eric Armit, , Tue, 28 May 2024
  • Boston Sweeps Indiana, Gains NBA Finals; Jaylen Brown Tows Celtics to Victory, 105-102
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Tue, 28 May 2024
  • Paalam seeks revenge on foe
    By Joaquin Henson, , Tue, 28 May 2024
  • RDR Promotions Back With Explosive Card This Saturday Night at Harrahs Philadelphia in Chester, PA
    , Tue, 28 May 2024
  • Eros Correa Signs Network Agreement with ProBox TV Set to Face Walter Santibanes June 5 in Plant City
    , Tue, 28 May 2024
  • Jamar Talley shines bright and makes a strong statement in his Olympic Qualifier debut in Thailand
    , Tue, 28 May 2024
  • Bring Out the Brooms: Mavs One Win Away from Sweep
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Mon, 27 May 2024
  • Abando, Calubo are Sarbay Strongman 2024
    By Lito delos Reyes, , Mon, 27 May 2024
  • Usyk Surges on Top of P4P List
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Mon, 27 May 2024
  • Lightweight Bader Al-Dherat edges Orlando Mosquera to improve to 11-0 Moussa Gholam, Faizan Anwar & Al Nuami all winners by decision
    , Mon, 27 May 2024
  • PH wunderkind Ivan Travis Cu settles for 2nd overall in Vietnam Chess, country's newest FIDE Master
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Mon, 27 May 2024
  • JACK CATTERALL SAVOURS JOSH TAYLOR WIN AND CALLS FOR WORLD TITLE FIGHT WITH TEOFIMO LOPEZ NEXT
    , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Boston Shows Heart of Champions; Rallies to Beat Indiana, 114-111
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Panabo Knights Chess Club Leads ACAPI Winners in Tuesday's Awarding Ceremony
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Terrence Crawford: P4P #1 and Good Businessman
    By Ralph Rimpell, , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Xander Zayas Hosts Open Workout at 152nd Street Cultural Festival in The Bronx
    , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Robby Gonzales secured Team USA’s second win in Thailand
    , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • JACKED UP! Jack Catterall Defeats Josh Taylor in Leeds Classic
    , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Manila Indios Bravos-Manila Load Manna Knights edge Toledo-Xignex Trojans to claim first PCAP crown
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • Alyssa Mendoza gets Team USA’s first win In Bangkok at final Olympic Boxing Qualifier
    , Sun, 26 May 2024
  • June 21: Emiliano Fernando Vargas Returns Against Jose Zaragoza on Rafael Espinoza-Sergio Chirino Undercard at BleauLive Theater at Fontainebleau Las Vegas on ESPN+
    , Sat, 25 May 2024
  • Doncic Triple Allows Dallas to Nip T-Wolves 109-108; Mavs on Commanding 2-0 Lead Going Home
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sat, 25 May 2024
  • Xander Zayas: “I Have 10 Rounds To Do Damage!"
    , Sat, 25 May 2024
  • Taylor vs. Catterall 2: End of the Road for Josh Taylor?
    By Chris Carlson, , Sat, 25 May 2024
  • Ladon begins Paris quest
    By Joaquin Henson, , Sat, 25 May 2024




  •  



     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2024 philboxing.com.