• Kyodo News


WBC light flyweight champion Naomi Togashi will feature in a world triple-header, making her sixth title defense at Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall on March 12, organizers said Monday.

Togashi will meet challenger Jujeath Nagawa of the Philippines while atomweight champion Momo Koseki will also make her sixth title defense against a yet-undecided opponent. Naoko Fujioka takes on minimumweight champion Anabel Ortiz of Mexico.

“I have always been a fighter, but I want to try to show a different style of boxing,” said Togashi.

Koseki is hoping to perform at a high level as a female boxer.

“I want to show that women can also box at a high level,” said Koseki.

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