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Naito to defend in China!

By Joe Koizumi

Miyata Promotions announced WBC flyweight champ Daisuke Naito’s fifth defense to take place in Shanghai, China, on May 26. The 34-year-old Japanese will face WBC#14 Xiong Zhao Zhong, 26, of China, with his belt on the line. The promoter Hiroyuki Miyata says, “If victorious, we hope Naito will defend his belt again at the International Exhibition in Shanghai next year.”

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