Friday, May 4, 2012
Chris John, 32, is an undefeated fighter with a fight record of 46-0-2 (22 KOs). While Kimura, 34, has a fight record of 24-4-2 with 9 KOs. Chris John claimed to have hit a new technique called "Dragon Fire Punch".
This is the first world championship boxing title fight in Singapore, since the Indonesian boxer Elly Pical defend his World IBF Super Fly title by beating Mike Phelps in 1989.
Other Indonesian boxer, Daud "Cino" Jordan will face Lorenzo Villanueva (Philippines) for World International Boxing Organisation (IBO) featherweight champion title.