Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hiroto Kyoguchi to defend IBF World Minimumweight Title against Vince Paras


Filipino Vince Paras will face the IBF World Minimumweight Champion Hiroto Kyoguchi on May 20, 2018 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Japan.

Both fighters are undefeated, Paras with a record of 13 wins with 11 big victories by way of KO, while the Japanese Hiroto Kyoguchi has a record of 9 wins with 7 victories by way of KO.

Paras is coming from the light flyweight division and now moving down to get a title shot. Paras started his boxing career in 2015 and won his last fight against Aldren Moreno via 7th round KO on December of 2017.

On the otherhand, Hiroto Kyoguchi is a tested fighter and currently world ranked no. 4 in the minimumweight division. Kyoguchi defeated some notable boxers including Jose Argumedo and Carlos Buitrago.

Kyoguchi vs. Vince Paras will be included in the undercard of Ryoichi Taguchi vs. Hekkie Budler World Boxing Association World Light Flyweight Title fight. Pinoy Pedro Taduran also scheduled in the undercard faces Masataka Taniguchi for the World Boxing Organisation Asia Pacific Minimumweight Title.