November 29, 2020

Undefeated Utsuki to fight Sakai on Oct. 30 in Korakuen Hall

Undefeated Utsuki to fight Sakai on Oct. 30 in Korakuen Hall

Undefeated Utsuki to fight Sakai on Oct. 30 in Korakuen Hall

By Lito delos Reyes

UNDEFEATED lightweight Shu Utsuki of Tokyo will fight veteran Takayuki Sakai of Toyama on Oct. 30 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

The 26-year old Utsuki recently scored a knockout over Somphot Seesa of Thailand in the 2nd round last Oct. 30, 2019 at Korakuen Hall.

Utsuki has won three fights last year with a total of six wins, five by a knockout.

He first TKO’d Filipino Jerry Castroverde of Osaka in the 8th round last Feb. 26 in Korakuen.

He then knockout Omrri Bolivar of Venezuela in the 3rd round last June 19 in Chiba City.

Sakai, on the other hand, has total of nine wins with five knockouts against two defeats and two draws.

He won against Tomoki Takada of Tokyo by a unanimous decision last April 1, 2019 in Korakuen.

But he lost to Yuichiro Kasuya of Tokyo by a TKO in the 4th round last Aug. 23 in Korakuen.

The other bouts:

Daiki Imanari vs. Taison Mukaiyama; Rui Ikara vs. Naoki Kabayama; Daiji Hanaguchi vs. Koki Mioya.

It is promoted Yukio Sebata of Dangan Aoki Promotions.