The WBA World super-flyweight belt will be on the line when champion Kal Yafai defends his title against Japan’s Sho Ishida.
The challenger Ishida (24-0, 13 KO’s) has no losses to his record and is currently on a two fight knockout win streak. This will his first ever professional bout outside of Japan.
For Yafai, this will be his second title defence and a second against a Japanese fighter in a row. In his last fight, the WBA champion defeated Suguru Muranaka via unanimous decision last May.