Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco: Boxing former WBO super flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka (34 = Shinari) and WBA class champion Joshua Franco (27 = USA) will rematch at the Ota Ward General Gymnasium in Tokyo on June 24th, in the afternoon of the 24th in Tokyo. Announced at the conference. It has been reported that a rematch between the two, who were drawn on New Year’s Eve last year, is being planned. Last time it was a unification match between WBA and WBO, but since Ioka returned to the WBO belt in February, this match will be held as a WBA super flyweight title match.
Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco Preview
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Match start time: 14:30~ (broadcast start time)
Location/Venue: Tokyo/Ota Ward General Gymnasium
How to watch: ABEMA
Price: 6,200 JPY (incl. tax)
Missed delivery: Possible
Cashback: 1,500 yen
“LIFETIME BOXING FIGHTS 15” to be held at Ota Ward General Gymnasium in Tokyo on Saturday, June 24th will be broadcast exclusively live on ABEMA PPV ONLINE LIVE.
In the [WBA World Super Flyweight Title Match] of the same tournament, Kazuto Ioka, who was the first Japanese to win the world’s four weight classes, and the [WBA/WBO World Super Flyweight Championship Unification Match] held on New Year’s Eve last year. WBA class regular champion Joshua Franco, who played against Ioka and ended up in a draw, will have a rematch.
Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco Fight Card/Match Card
- Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco – WBA world super flyweight title match
- Daigo Higa vs Sirichai Taiyan – Bantamweight 10th Round
- Musashi Mori vs Takuya Watanabe – OPBF Toyo Pacific Super Featherweight Championship Match
- Kantaro Shigesato vs Wilbert Bellondo – Super flyweight 6th round
- Shinnosuke Kimoto vs Pratip Chinram – Super bantamweight 6th round
- Ren Tamegai vs Fumiaki Iwasaki – Super bantamweight 4th round
Franco’s Biography and Career
Date of Birth: October 27, 1995
Reach: 67 inches
Total battles: 22
Record: 18 wins, 1 loss, 3 draws, 8 wins by knockout
Kazuto Ioka’s Biography and Career
Date of Birth: March 24, 1989
Height: 5-4 1/2
Reach: 64.5 inches
Total Battles: 32
Record: 29 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw, 15 wins by knockout
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How to Watch Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco Live Stream
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Joshua Franco’s stats and achievements | USA
Let’s take a look at Joshua Franco’s stats.
WBA world super flyweight champion.
Record: 23 fights 18 wins (8 KO) 1 loss – 1 draw 1 invalid match
Won title: WBA super flyweight title (Defence 1)
Kazuto Ioka’s Results and Achievements ｜Champion
Let’s take a look at Kazuto Ioka’s record.
Kazuto Ioka is the first Japanese boxer to win four weight classes.
Record: 32 games- 29 wins (15 KO) 2 losses 1 draw
Major titles won: WBC World Minimumweight Championship, WBA World Minimumweight Championship, WBA World Light Flyweight Championship, WBA World Flyweight Championship, WBC Super Flyweight Silver Championship, WBO Super Flyweight Championship
Ranking: WBO super flyweight champion
What about TV broadcasts (live broadcasts)? Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco
Recently, boxing world title matches have become increasingly streamed online, and LIVE broadcasts, including terrestrial, BS, and CS broadcasts, have decreased.
This match between Kazuto Ioka and Joshua Franco was broadcast on terrestrial television for the first time in a while.
Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco Fight Overview
A rematch prepared to challenge Kazuto Ioka, the first Japanese four-division champion, to advance or retreat.
WBA world super flyweight title match. The opponent is WBA world champion Joshua Franco, who drew in December last year.
Ioka gave up his belt and decided to have a rematch with Franco.
And he was particular about how to win, saying, “Defeat and win!”
Heading to Las Vegas for the decisive battle. Under the guidance of the famous trainer Salas, who has trained 19 world champions, he will sharpen his craftsmanship.
Franco, on the other hand, has trained harder than last time, and shows the leeway of a champion, saying that his conditioning is better than ever. How will victory go?
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Date: Saturday, June 24th
Venue; The Ota Ward General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
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In the semi-finals, former WBC world flyweight champion Daigo Higa will clash with world No. 3 in the bum-team weight division.
Higa, who has a Japanese record of 15 consecutive KO wins since his professional debut, speaks of his enthusiasm, saying, “I will KO to entertain the people watching.”
It will be a battle that cannot be lost in order to win the world again.
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The new future TV “ABEMA” will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at the Ota Ward General Gymnasium. Franco SANKYO Presents LIFETIME BOXING FIGHTS 15” and “Buson Return Battle Impact In Paris”, which will be the first comeback match since last year’s “THE MATCH 2022” in Paris, France on the same day, will be held at “ABEMA PPV ONLINE LIVE”. ” will be broadcast live exclusively. Along with that, we will start selling viewing tickets for both tournaments from noon on Thursday, June 1st.
This time, in the WBA world super flyweight title match of “Ioka vs Franco SANKYO Presents LIFETIME BOXING FIGHTS 15”, which will be broadcast exclusively live on “ABEMA PPV ONLINE LIVE”, Japan, who has won the world’s first four classes in history, Ioka, a top fighter who leads the boxing world, and WBA regular champion Joshua Franco, who fought against Ioka in the “WBA / WBO World Super Flyweight Championship Unification Match” held on New Year’s Eve last year, is a rematch of interest. to hold. Please keep an eye out for how Ioka, who is skilled and has a solid game and technique, will develop this match after the match at the end of last year.