July
20
Saturday

Boxing News|Boxing beat

share

25°C Clouds
Tokyo

Boxing News | Boxing Fights,Results

Home > Match Information > Ex-world champion Doheny to defend WBO Asia-Pacific super bantamweight title against Llamido on Oct. 31 in Tokyo

Ex-world champion Doheny to defend WBO Asia-Pacific super bantamweight title against Llamido on Oct. 31 in Tokyo

Aug 22, 2023 17:33 pm

  Former International Boxing Federation super bantamweight champion TJ Doheny of Ireland will face highly touted former U.S. amateur champion Japhethlee Llamido of the United States to defend his World Boxing Organization’s Asia-Pacific super bantamweight title on Oct. 31 at Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall, organizers said on Aug. 22.

Llamido

  According to Ohashi Boxing Gym, the 36-year-old Doheny, who now resides in Australia, is making his first defense of the WBO’s regional title he wrested from Kazuki Nakajima of Ohashi gym on in June in Tokyo. The left-handed Doheny has a record of 24 wins, including 18 KOs, against four losses.

  Meanwhile, undefeated llamido, who is well known for his constant sparring with former undisputed world bantamweight champion Naoya ‘’the Monster’’ Inoue of Ohashi gym before Inoue captured the WBO and World Boxing Council world super bantamweight titles from Stephen Fulton of the U.S. last month in Tokyo.

  The 23-year-old Llamido, who also served as a sparring partner for WBO super flyweight champion Junto Nakatani of M.T Boxing Gym recently in Las Vegas, Nevada as Nakatani will make his first defense of the title against sixth-ranked Argi Cortes of Mexico on Sept. 18 in Tokyo. The undefeated Llamido has an 11 straight wins, four by KO.

  The Doheny-Llamido fight will serve as the chief supporting card for the Japanese super bantamweight title match between champion Toshiki Shimomachi of Green Tsuda Boxing Gym and top-ranked Toshiya Ishii of REBOOT.IBA Boxing Gym.’’

Related article