November 29, 2020

Mio to face undefeated Shibata on Nov. 1

Mio to face undefeated Shibata on Nov. 1

Mio to face undefeated Shibata on Nov. 1

By Lito delos Reyes

FEATHERWEIGHT Kakeru Mio of Osaka will fight undefeated Takato Shibata of Okayama on Nov. 1 at the EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan.

The 22-year old Mio recently scored a split decision to Yuta Nakatsuji of Osaka last Sept. 13, 2020, at Green Tsuda Gym in Osaka.

The orthodox fighter has five wins with three knockouts against two loses while Shibata has three wins, two of them scored in 2020.

The 21-year old Shibata first technical knockout

Yuto Nonoguchi of Osaka in the 1st round last Aug. 12 in Toyonaka.

He then TKO’d Genki Kakiuchi of Hyogo also in the 1st round last Sept. 20 in Osaka.

Meanwhile, flyweight Hibiki Takano will face Yasuhiro Kanzaki, superfly Taichi Sugimoto vs. Yudai Yoneda, and light Fiji Togawa vs. Arashi Ijuin.

It is promoted by the West Japan Boxing Association.