Hiroto Kyoguchi: two-division champion signs with Matchroom Boxing
Undefeated WBA Super and Ring Magazine Light Flyweight World Champion Hiroto Kyoguchi has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing.
The Japanese star (14-0, 9 KOs), won the IBF 105lbs World Title by outpointing Jose Argumendo in July 2017. He since made two title defenses against Carlos Buitrago and Vince Paras.
The 27-year-old was crowned a two-weight World Champion when he stopped Hekkie Budler in ten rounds in December 2018. He earned the WBA and Ring Magazine Light Flyweight belts and has since made two successful defenses against Tanawat Nakoon and Tetsuya Hisada.
Hiroto Kyoguchi – Lineal and WBA Light Flyweight Champion
“I am confident that I will give it my all and show honour in this sport as a proud Japanese World Champion. I’m ready!”
Eddie Hearn – Matchroom Boxing
“I’m delighted to welcome two division World Champion and Ring Magazine king Hiroto Kyoguchi to the Matchroom Boxing team. As we continue our global expansion we welcome our first Japanese World Champion to Matchroom and look forward to our first show there in 2021.
“I look forward to a long and successful relationship with him and his manager Eddy Reynoso.”
Eddy Reynoso – No Boxing No Life Management
“It is an honour to work with the best promoter in the world in Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing. Thanks also to Hiroto Kyoguchi for having the confidence to let me represent him. We look forward to a big future together.”