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Japanese WBO Champs in Las Vegas
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Mary Ann Owen
October 31, 2014
     
   
   


 

(OCT 31)  Yesterday at the Mayweather gym I ran into two WBO Strawweight Champions from Japan. Ikehara Si -Sa Kumiko (105 lb)  and Ike Yama Nao (102 lb).   Nao and Kumiko were in Las Vegas for the WBO Boxing Convention.

Usysses G. Sato,  a Matchmaker from Osaka,  Japan,  was interpreting for me so I could ask Nao and Kumiko questions.

I  was asked about how many fights in Las Vegas and the U.S.A. for female boxers---and I told them that the the women's boxing fan base has declined in Las Vegas and the USA, because of the lack of activity. I told them that there are more fights for women in Mexico and Europe.

I told them about Pepe Gomez, a promoter in Mexico who features women on his cards and that there are many women Champions and women in the lighter weight classes.

I also explain that there are some women's fights going on in some States but not enough to build the fan base back up.

It seems that women boxers in Japan are having the same problems getting on cards as they do in the United States.

Nao and Kumiko like all women boxers just want a chance to be able to showcase their talent on more shows and have the  opportunity to fight on major promoters undercards.

Women Boxers in the U.S.A., Europe, South and Central America all want the same thing----they want a chance to fight and be accepted in this sport.

 

 
     
     
   
 
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