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Rigondeaux-Amagasa set for Dec. 31


By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is headed to Asia for his second consecutive title defense when he takes on Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31 at the Bodymaker Colosseum in Osaka, Japan, manager Gary Hyde told ESPN.com.

Rigondeaux, who will be making his sixth title defense, made defense No. 5 in Macau, scoring a first-round knockout of Thailand's Sod Kokietgym.

The reason necessitating the overseas trips for Rigondeaux, a two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist, who defected and now lives in Miami, is because he is not in demand by the top American boxing networks, HBO and Showtime, due to his highly technical and defensive style....

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON ESPN.COM AT: http://espn.go.com/b...sa-japan-dec-31
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View PostGlax0r, on 04 December 2014 - 03:17 PM, said:

Rigondeaux-Amagasa set for Dec. 31


By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is headed to Asia for his second consecutive title defense when he takes on Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31 at the Bodymaker Colosseum in Osaka, Japan, manager Gary Hyde told ESPN.com.

Rigondeaux, who will be making his sixth title defense, made defense No. 5 in Macau, scoring a first-round knockout of Thailand's Sod Kokietgym.

The reason necessitating the overseas trips for Rigondeaux, a two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist, who defected and now lives in Miami, is because he is not in demand by the top American boxing networks, HBO and Showtime, due to his highly technical and defensive style....

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON ESPN.COM AT: http://espn.go.com/b...sa-japan-dec-31
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