Thursday, Oct 07, 2010
Masanori Kanehara vs. Doo Hoo Choi Confirmed for SRC 15
By FCF Staff Sengoku Raiden Championship has officially added a featherweight bout between former champion Masanori Kanehara and Doo Hoo Choi to the line-up, of the promotion’s upcoming October 20th event in Tokyo, Japan.
Kanehara (16-8-5) hasn’t fought since he lost the Sengoku featherweight title in June, when Marlon Sandro KO’d the veteran in 38 seconds. Prior to that, Kanehara had won back-to-back bouts, defeating Michihiro Omigawa and Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto by split decision and unanimous decision respectively.
Choi (5-1) will head into the bout having won three straight fights; in September the South Korean stopped Atsuhiro Tsuboi while competing for Deep. Choi has fought once before for SRC; in June he worked his way to a split decision win over Ikuo Isuda.
SRC 15 will feature the semi-finals of the promotion’s ongoing welterweight grand-prix, as well as, the quarter finals for its Asian bantamweight tourney.
Here is the line-up to date for SRC 15:
James Zikic vs. Hiroshimi Izumi
Kazunori Yokota vs. Brian Cobb
Masanori Kanehara vs. Doo Ho Choi
Leo Santos vs. Maximo Blanco
Kazuo “Yoshiki” Takahashi vs. Chang Seob Lee
Welterweight Grand Prix 2010 Semi-finals
Ktaro Nakamura vs. Takuya Wada
Yasubey Enomoto vs. Taisuke “Gouten” Okuno
Bantamweight Asia Tournament 2010 Quarterfinals
Shoko Sato vs. Akitoshi Tamura
Manabu Inoue vs. Jae Hyun So
Taiyo Nakahara vs. Shintaro Ishiwatari
Shunichi Shimizu vs. Wataru Takahashi
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 12:26 pm