Ring junior flyweight champ Hiroto Kyoguchi signals with Matchroom Boxing
Ring magazine junior flyweight champion Hiroto Kyoguchi has signed a multi-fight promotional contend with Matchroom Boxing, it was announced Wednesday morning.
“I’m delighted to welcome two-division world champion and Ring magazine king Hiroto Kyoguchi to the Matchroom Boxing group,” referred to promoter Eddie Hearn. “As we proceed our international growth, we welcome our first jap world champion to Matchroom and appear ahead to our first reveal there in 2021. I appear forward to a protracted and a hit relationship with him and his manager Eddy Reynoso.”
Reynoso, who additionally trains newly-topped Ring magazine tremendous middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, runs No Boxing No lifestyles management.
“it is an honor to work with the ultimate promoter on earth in Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing,” observed Reynoso, who also trains unbeaten junior light-weight contender Oscar Valdez, WBC junior featherweight titleholder Luis Nery, unbeaten lightweight Ryan Garcia and heavyweight prospect Frank Sanchez. “Thanks also to Hiroto Kyoguchi for having the confidence to let me represent him. We seem forward to a huge future collectively.”
Kyoguchi (14-0, 9 knockouts), who resides in Tokyo, Japan, closing fought on October 1 of ultimate yr, defeating Tetsuya Hisada by way of unanimous decision, a hit defending his Ring journal and WBA titles. Kyoguchi won the Ring journal and WBA titles in December 2018, stopping South Africa’s Hekkie Budler in round 10.
The 27-12 months-old also won a world title belt at one hundred and five pounds. Kyoguchi won the IBF title through defeating Jose Argumedo of Mexico in July 2017. He would make two a success defenses of the IBF title in opposition t Carlos Buitrago and Vince Parras, respectively, before deciding to circulate as much as 108 pounds.
Kyoguchi made his pro debut on the age of twenty-two in April 2016.
No note yet on when Kyoguchi will return to the ring, but he is assured he’ll proceed on his latest successful run.
“i’m confident that i will provide it my all and exhibit honor during this game as a proud japanese world champion,” spoke of Kyoguchi. “I’m competent!”
Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring on account that October of 2013 and has coated boxing in Southern California and abroad on the grounds that 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) star newspaper. He may also be reached by using e mail at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing