Jetro Pabustan to face Tatsuya Takahashi for the vacant WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight title


Filipino boxer Jetro Pabustan is set to face the hard hitting Japanese boxer Tatsuya Takahashi on July 3, 2017, in Japan.

Pabustan is coming off a 2nd TKO win against Jomar Ministerio last March and is a former world title challenger.

He was defeated by Panya Uthok in Thailand last year via technical decision. The fight was stopped by the referee due to a cut on Pabustan left eyebrow.

Pabustan also has a good record of 28 wins including 8 victories by way of KO and has only 4 defeats.

The 27 years old from Malapatan, Sarangani, Philippines is currently ranked no. 105 in the world.

On the otherhand, Tatsuya Takahashi is a hard hitting boxer with a record of 26 wins including 19 big victories by way of KO and has 6 defeats with 5 draws.

Tatsuya Takahashi won his last 8 fights and only lost badly by Rey Perez of the Philippines last 6 years ago.

Takahashi vs Pabustan will be held at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo in Japan.