Unbeaten super bantamweight prospect, Katsuma Akitsugi (4-0, 1 KO), is ready for his showdown with fellow undefeated foe, Arnold Dinong (7-0, 1 KO), scheduled for Sunday, February 21, 2021, on Thompson Boxing Promotions first 3.2.1. Boxing event of the year. The 6-round co-main event is expected to be a war.
Unbeaten middleweights Richard “Cool Breeze” Brewart Jr. (8-0, 4 KO) vs. Nathan Weston (6-0-2, 2 KOs) will serve as the in a 6-round main event bout. In the opening 4-round bout, Nelson Oliva will be making his pro debut against Uriel Gonzalez (5-6-1, 5 KOs) in the middleweight division.
The free stream will air live on the Thompson Boxing Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), as well as their Facebook and
YouTube pages, in addition to Fight Hub TV. 3.2.1. Boxing will take place at the Omega Products International Event Center in Corona, CA, and will start at 3:30 p.m. PT / 6:30 p.m. ET.
Here is what Katsuma Akitsugi had to say about his upcoming fight with Dinong, training camp with coach Eddie Hernandez, and more.
On his recent training camp:
“I’ve been training non-stop since my last fight in September and now it’s time to get busy again. I feel I’m hitting with more power as I’m learning to sit on my punches and my coach Eddie Hernandez is working on a lot of fundamentals. I stay ready all the time so fans can expect me to be at my best when I step in the ring. All the hard work will be on display on fight night.”
On his matchup with Arnold Dinong:
“This will be my toughest opponent to date, but it’s a fight I believe I can win. Dinong is undefeated for a reason, he’s a very skilled fighter and I’m going to make this fight a war and force him to clash with me. I hope he’s ready for a dog fight because I’m not going to let him breathe.”
On what a win will do for his career:
“A win against Dinong will certainly put propel me to bigger opportunities. I’m hoping a victory will get me one step closer to being ranked in the top 15 of a sanctioning body and I know I have a long way to go, but a win against another undefeated fighter can only help my career.”
On fighting on 3.2.1. Boxing for the second time:
“I’m grateful for the opportunity that Thompson Boxing Promotions has given me once again. I know right now it’s very difficult to get a fights, so I’m very thankful. I’m going to make the most out of this opportunity so I can comeback as soon as they want me to step back in the ring but first I have to beat Dinong.”
Beto Duran will operate as the blow-by-blow commentator with expert commentary by Doug Fischer and the returning Steve Kim. Jessica Rosales will serve as the onsite ringside reporter.
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