Shokichi Iwata | Knuckle Up with Mike and Cedric | Talkin Fight
EPISODE: Episode 31
Shokichi Iwata is a Japanese professional boxer.
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[, Music ]: what up talking fight fans thanks for tuning in to today’s episode of knuckle up with myself mike orr? Unfortunately, i’m not here with my man, cedric ben a little busy training right now, but guys we are talking today about a promotional company based out of japan called tekken promotions incorporated, and i stumbled onto these guys uh we’re going to talk about a good fighter here.
I’M going to try and say his name, guys just bear with me uh it’s! I believe.
It’S shokichi iwata uh, this 22 year old prospect of tokyo, japan, has signed a multi-year promotional agreement with all-star boxing inc and tekken promotions and will jump start his career in the united states.
Iwata won several amateur titles in japan and compiled a record of 59 wins with only 12 losses, while representing um the university in tokyo that he went through where he was also seen so guys.
This kid man, u.
s i’ve, seen him fight.
Actually, i have a video of this kid.
I don’t know if my producer can line it up here, but uh just give me a minute we’ll.
If, if we can we’ll get the video going um honestly, his us debut uh is slated uh for some in the future.
I can’t wait to see him.
It should be good guys.
This is going to be mom and the kid he’s only a young 26 year old light, flyweight so little guy 5’4, but packs a punch, uh eric my producer man.
Please get this video going now here we go this little 5’4 little swagger he’s got good head movement, [ Applause, ], um, [ Applause ], and he won the uh under 15 national boxing tournament, while in the third year of middle school and after graduating from middle School he attended high school and during his high school amateur career he achieved notable victories against takumi, inui and cosia tanaka, who guys you already know we’re on u.
s soil they’re fighting some two big names right there uh that are out of japan and guys you can’t Sleep on these guys in japan, man because they do have some great fighters coming out of here – they’re all little small guys, but they do pack punches man, so sakichi awata.
He is 8-0 right now, with six knockouts he’s ranked three out of 52.
In the light fly division in japan, 18 of the 342 in the world he’s only 26 years old guys.
You know just coming into that man’s strength.
You saw that video there where he dropped buddy um.
He just fought march um.
He just fought in march honestly.
Tko first round uh he’s slated to uh hit u.
s soil uh.
I think i believe it’s november, so be on the lookout for this kid uh.
You know he’s very exciting to watch and uh.
You know he’s got a promising career in that division and uh.
You know he’s got heavy hands guys, so you heard it here, man from mike or at four, you know: tekken we’re gon na.
Do we’re gon na.
Do these guys tech and promotions for the rest of the week they’ve got tons of fighters on here.
So come back and join me tomorrow same time same channel new prospect.
You know what it is we’ll see.
You then knuckle up.