6/1 ShootBoxing - Champion Carnival

Thursday 7 May 2009

ShootBoxing have announced the first coupld of fights for their Champion Carnival. The event will be in Korakuen Hall on June 1, and the card already has 2 title fights!

The title fights will be for the Japanese Super Featherweight and Super Welterweight divisions. The Super Featherweight champion, Tomohiro Oikawa, has a total record og 25 (13 KO)-10, but he lost his last fight in December. This time he will be defending against Hiroaki Suzuki, who has already put tigether 2 wins in 2009 and he has a 5-1 record in ShootBoxing.

The Super Welterweight title fight will see the champion and ShootBoxing star, Kenji Kanai take on Takaaki Umeno. Kanai has a shootBoxing record of 14-7, and he is coming off 3 straight losses. Takaaki Umeno is normally fighting at middleweight (72kg), but its only 2 kg down to super welterweight. Umeno has a perfect 8-0 ShootBoxing record and it should be a very interesting fight.

There is also a non-title fight announced, but it is 2 big profiles in ShootBoxing. The 2006 S-Cup Champion, Kenichi Ogata is taking on the very experienced Hiroki Shishido.

Japan Super Featherweight Title Fight:
(Champion)Tomohiro Oikawa vs. (Challenger) Hiroaki Suzuki

Japan Super Werlterweight Title Fight:
(Champion) Kenji Kanai vs. (Challenger) Takaaki Umeno

Hiroki Shishido vs. Kenichi Ogata


Anonymous,  12 May 2009 at 06:08  

Shishido and Ogata are from the same camp right? Should be interesting!

Borre 12 May 2009 at 13:14  

I actually made a mistake on that fight... They are participants, no opponents announced yet. Updating that today.

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