AIR DATE: May 18 2022 13:21UTC
EPISODE: Episode 33
Yamato Hata | Knuckle Up with Mike and Cedric | Talkin Fight
Mike and Cedric discuss Yamato Hata, a Pro Boxer out of Tokyo, Japan.
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[, Music, ] hello, there boxing fans around the world thanks for joining us once again here on talking fight for another episode of knuckle up where we’re flying around the world and profiling boxes from japan.
So mike who you got today? Well, we are continuing with the week of taking promotions, uh limited.
You know these guys here great great world famous world famous boxing gym and now promotional company uh in tokyo uh, as japan’s traditional boxing club, whose genius dates back to 1926 uh.
You know manages professional boxers as members of the east, japan, boxing association abbreviated as the jpba east, a subsidiary uh body of japan, pro boxing association.
So you know these guys have been around for a long time.
It’S headed by the promoter, akiko honda and uh he’s been signing a lot of fighters uh, you know not just from japan, but uh great fighters and uh.
We will touch up based on that later in the week right now.
We’Re talking about some of these young and up-and-comers and uh.
Definitely one of the guys i want to talk to you guys about today is yamota yamuto.
This kid super featherweight he’s ranked fourth out of 131 in japan, 61 out of 1497 in the world, uh he’s sporting, a 12 and one record with 11 knockouts, this kid’s only 25 years old uh.
You know southpaw five, seven and a half uh this kid he’s very uh.
He can really really thanks carl.
He really uh.
You really can take him.
You know he can take a shot and he can dish it out.
He’S got great, lateral movement, he’s got great, uh ring iq man, he’s got good hand, speed, but he’s got power, he’s got power for a little guy and he definitely can uh throw a punch man and um.
Honestly, we have a clip, i’m hoping that we can uh.
We can get it going.
We’Re gon na we’re gon na get going in a minute here when the producer lets me know that it’s up and running, but uh definitely uh.
I know you have no idea who this kid is.
You probably haven’t seen him, but we should be seeing him in the international scene soon they’re looking to do big things with him and push this guy into.
You know the international fight scene.
He only has fought in japan, but um.
You know, he’s he’s dominating he’s, definitely dominating and uh.
You know this kid.
He had amateur record of 48 fights with uh, 39, wins nine losses and uh.
You know the kids kid’s a young boy 25, and he does have that power already for such a little guy, and hopefully we can get this clip going real soon.
Are you auditioning for james [, Laughter ]? After all, you are english or mr bean.
I like that one too, that was good.
What up carl! Thank you today.
Out of curiosity, where do the inuit boys uh fight out of same club? That is another that is another promotion company uh that that’ll be another day another week because uh we’re not touching on them.
They’Re, not part of this place, but uh.
Definitely you know taking.
They do have some um some some actually notable fighters, man uh.
They do have a list of world champions uh and on that are you know: jesse rodriguez, george linares, roman gonzalez, carlos kudrow kudras, like these guys, they’re, not japanese, but they are signs of this promotional company and uh.
You know they’ve been doing big things for these guys, uh this guy here that we’re talking about today, yamoto he is there.
He is in their class, a of fighters um and definitely he’s gon na be one to watch out for.
I can’t wait to see this kid.
You know get some good good competition in front of him.
You know and uh really showcase the skills that he has been showing over in japan and uh.
You know they’ve been definitely putting on a clinic over there with these japanese fighters, guys i’m telling you searching around the world to find these young cats, and when we do, you know they are very impressive, and you know these are the kind of guys that we Want to see on the world stage man, because it’s going to make it much more exciting when you have fighters with the talent that these kids have uh, you know joining joining the ranks man.
Definitely i can’t wait to see this kid uh.
You know in the ring against some proper competition to really see where he’s at in his career, because he is dominating in the division in japan right now, uh he’s coming off of uh he’s coming off of a fight back in march, the 5th 2022 and uh You know that was a tko in the seventh round, so uh, and that was against yoji uh seattle and that fight.
You know it just goes to show that this kid, even in the deep rounds uh, you know the late rounds of a fight it can uh.
You know he can still, he can still take it and uh.
You know dish it out and – and you know finish, these fights man and now you know that’s hard to do for some some guys, and especially these small guys, man, it’s you know when they’re when they’re that small uh, you know it’s it’s usually usually you don’t Get to see too many people get knocked out, and this guy definitely is sporting, a great knockout rating.
You know, out of all the guys that he’s fought so far, he’s he’s laid out 11 of them.
So you know they don’t really go the distance.
This is why you know i want to see this kid on that international stage.
This is why i’m bringing them to you guys today, uh it’s looking like this video isn’t gon na play.
I think the file’s a little bit too big, it’s it’s unfortunate that we cannot see it because it is a great it’s.
It’S just a replay of one of his uh one of his fights and honestly.
I just wanted to show you the way that this kid uh his intelligence, the way that he can dish out, that that heavy right hand that he has uh.
It is a good one.
You know he ducks under the shot comes back up and around finishes him off with that nice right and it’s all done in slow motion.
So i’m hoping if we can get it here in a minute or two graham.
What do you want to talk about? While we wait and see if we can get this up for running i, i am absolutely curious to know whether, for female friday you have a japanese female fighter, i am scouring the globe.
My man, i’m scouring the globe looking for it, i’m hoping i’m hoping that it will happen um.
But if not, i do have another fighter, part of um.
You know tech in here and tekken will definitely uh provide us with some great up and comers.
That’S for sure, because they have been we’ve been talking about them all week, there’s still a bunch more that we can uh.
You know bring out to the world, but unfortunately i do not think that they have a woman signed to them as of yet.
But i will be trying my damnedest for friday to find a prospect out of japan.
That is female, that we should be watching all right, i’ll leave it in your capable hands.
Yes, yes, leave it in my capable hands because that’s why they come here to see it and to see me and you know, and and and the profile of these wonderful boxers, that i do bring carl.
What are you saying? Buddy put the link here and i’ll watch it with my indian food, okay carl.
I wouldn’t trust that indian food, but if you’re drinking vodka talk about mr bean in the comment section – oh my god right.
He comes here for fashion tips, [ Laughter, ]! That’S awesome! All right well guys.
Unfortunately, i don’t think we’re gon na get this clip to run uh we’re having a little bit of technical difficulties, but guys, google, it or you know what i’m just gon na drop the link to the fight that i want you guys to watch uh check out The first round uh we’ll drop that link in the comments, so you can check out this kid uh see this up incoming 25 year old out of japan with heavy hands that oh, it’s ready, perfect, let’s roll it, let’s roll it! If, if it rolls, if anyone can get it, if anyone can get it to roll eric, can get it eric, you get it they’re.
All our man behind the scenes is working his damn this right now to get this clip rolling that i promised all you guys.
So just bear with us for a second we’ll get it up for running.
Remember it’s just a quick like 15 20 second clip it’s going to show you him uh, you know and his ability to uh.
You know counter and uh and lay people out man.
You have to explain why you’re dressed like that great well, you know what i can explain that he’s auditioning for mr peanut all right here.
He goes uh finish guys check it out.
It’S definitely a great fight to watch.
We’Ll drop the link to that fight in the comments so that you can watch it and check it out and if anybody knows yamoto hata we’re trying to reach you buddy, because we want to get you on here.
Hopefully you speak english.
If you don’t, we will definitely get a translator to bring you in.
So we can talk to you and find out what’s going on in japan in their boxing scene, because definitely uh, you know teak unboxing, they’re, uh they’re.
One of these guys they’ve been around for a long time.
They’Re world renowned they’re definitely signing some great fighters.
They are one of the you know, one of the big guys in japan and uh.
You know they’ve been producing fighters for years.
This is one of them.
Yamota hayat hata check him out.
You heard it here mike or at four from knuckle up talking.
If you haven’t already, you know what to do guys we’ll see you tomorrow same time same channel continuation of taking promotions, we’ll see you then knuckle up.