World Boxing Association

Kono and Kaovichit wait for the opening bell

By Hilmar Rojas Erazo 25/03/2014

Kono - Denkaosen Weigh-in

Kono – Denkaosen Weigh-in. Photos Sumio Yamada

On Tuesday took place the Official weigh in ceremony for the World Boxing Association super flyweight title fight between Kohei Kono y Denkaosen Kaovichit on March 26 at the Korakuen in Tokyo.

Both boxers passed the scale test for the 115 lbs division without problem, Kono marked 52.1 kilos (115 lbs) and Kaovichit marked 51.6 kilos (113 lbs).

Kono, 29-8, 12 KO´s, told the press in his country is confident in winning the battle, which is focused on knocking out your opponent’s turn.

On the other hand, Kaovichit, 62-3-1, 26 KO´s, said for him this fight is a challenge as if it were the last, thus he purports to show his superiority. The Thai boxer trusts his experience to defeat the Nippon and promises a KO.

The officials will be, Raúl Caíz Sr as referee, and Guillermo Pérez Pineda (PAN), Stanley Christodoulou (RSA) and Pasquale Procopio (ITA). Mr. Yang Sup Shim (KOR) will be the supervisor of the fight.