Linares vacates setting
up twin bill in Japan
It has been reported out
of Japan that Jorge “El Nino De Oro”
Linares 25-0(16) has vacated his WBC Featherweight
title to campaign at 130 from know on.
The fall out from that see’s
the man he beat for the title grizzled veteran
Oscar Larios 62-6-1(39) who is currently the
Interim champion due to Linares being injured
since last December being made upto full champion.
He will defend his title against another Teikken
fighter Takahiro Aoh 16-0-1(8) on 16 October
in Tokyo at Yoyogi First Gym .
Also on the card long time
WBC Bantamweight champion Hozumi Hasegawa 24-2(8)
makes his seventh defence against his mandatory
challenger from Mexico Alejandro Valdez 21-2-1(15).
In the featherweight battle
much will be expected of Southpaw Aoh 24 who
is well though of in Japan and comes off a draw
with unbeaten countryman Hiroyuki Enoki.
Aoh will likely be favoured
to beat Larios who is currently banded from
fighting in America due to irregular test results
from a brain scan after his loss to Linares
Hasegawa 27, faces a tough
test in Valdez who’s managed by savvy
Frank Espinosa current manager of Isreal Vazquez.