KUROKI TO DEFEND WBC FEMALE 105LB BELT AGAINST MANDATORY CHALLENGER GUTIERREZ


September 4, 2014

TOKYO, JAPAN

Who is this pretty Japanese girl next to WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman who is now in Tokyo to supervise tomorrowfs WBC flyweight title bout? Donft make it a scandal, even though the beauty has something to do with him. She is Yuko Kuroki, a newly crowned WBC female strawweight champ who has come up to the capital Tokyo from her native Fukuoka city to make a courtesy call. The president Sulaiman disclosed that Kuroki (11-4-1, 6 KOs), 23, would defend her belt against mandatory challenger Katia Gutierrez (19-4, 4 KOs), 25, from Mexico, in Fukuoka on November 1. Mauricio described Kuroki as one of the prettiest world champions he had ever seen. She is not only cute but also a good southpaw boxer with speed and skills. Kuroki attracted Sulaiman and other officials as well with her charming smile.

Result of todayfs weigh-in ceremony:

Akira Yaegashi 112 lbs (class limit)

Roman Gonzalez 112 lbs

Naoya Inoue 107.75 lbs

Samartlek Kokietgym 107.25 lbs

(9-4-2014)


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