Today in Tokyo, Takashi Uchiyama will defend his WBA super featherweight title against Thailand's Jomthong Chuwattana in a battle of unbeatens, and BLH will (hopefully) be here with live round-by-round coverage.
The show will start live at 6:30 am EST on True4U in Thailand, as well as at 7:59 am EST on TV Tokyo in Japan.
Uchiyama (22-0-1, 18 KO) is regarded as the best 130-pound fighter in the world, and will be looking to make the 10th successful defends of the title he won from Juan Carlos Salgado back in 2010. Jomthong (9-0, 4 KO) is a promising young southpaw who beat Daiki Kaneko at Korakuen Hall in January, securing this title opportunity.
There is another world title fight scheduled for the card, too, as WBA junior flyweight titlist Ryoich Taguchi (21-2-1, 8 KO) is set to face another Thai fighter, Kwanthai Sithmorseng (49-3-1, 26 KO). This will be Kwanthai's second shot at the belt, after losing to Kazuto Ioka by seventh round knockout in September 2013. He did briefly hold the WBA strawweight title, beating Pigmy Kokietgym in November 2010, before losing in his first defense against Muhammad Rachman by ninth round knockout in April 2011.