The official weigh-in for Thursday’s twelve round International Boxing Federation (IBF) Jr. Featherweight world championship fight between defending champion Ryosuke Iwasa and undefeated IBF number one contender TJ Doheny took place earlier today in Tokyo, Japan. The defending champion, who will be making the second defense of his world championship came in at an official 121 3/4lbs. while the challenger weighed in right at the Jr. Featherweight limit of 122lbs. Iwasa vs. Doheny will headline a five-bout card at Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall.
Other bouts scheduled to take place on this card: (*Official weights for these bouts are unavailable as of this writing.)
*Jr. Bantamweight – 4Rds.
Seiya Meguro vs. Pornchai Sookmueng
(*Meguro will be making his pro debut on this card.)
Lightweight – 8Rds.
Shawn Oda vs. Masashi Wakita
Bantamweight – 8Rds.
Delfin de Asis vs. Koki Eto
Flyweight – 6Rds.
Daisuke Sudo vs. Jun Ishimoto
Iwasa vs. Doheny takes place tomorrow night (Thursday, August 16th) at Korakuen Hall. The fight can be seen in the United States on the new digital streaming network from ESPN, ESPN+ beginning at 6:45AM ET/3:45AMPT (Thursday morning U.S. Time.) ESPN+ is available through the ESPN app for $4.99 a month or $49.99 per year. To subscribe to ESPN+ Click the ESPN+ tab within the ESPN app or visit:watch.espnplus.com/sports/ to subscribe as well as for a list of available streaming devices carrying the ESPN app. For more information about ESPN please visit:www.espn.com. Check your listings internationally.
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