Kosei Tanaka is set to face the challenge of Christian Eduardo Bacasegua on Saturday 24th February 2024 at Kokugikan in Tokyo.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

This contest is for the vacant WBO super flyweight championship of the world.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Alexandro Santiago's and Junto Nakatani's clash for the WBC World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Takuma Inoue's and Jerwin Ancajas' contest for the WBA World Bantamweight belt and Jonas Sultan's and Riku Masuda's bout.

Here's everything you need to know about Kosei Tanaka vs Christian Bacasegua.

Kosei Tanaka vs Christian Bacasegua

When is Kosei Tanaka vs Christian Bacasegua?

Date: Saturday, February 24.

Time: At 3:30 a.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT.

Location: Tokyo, Japan

The fight night will begin on Saturday, February 24 at 3:30 a.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT. The fight will be held at the Ryogoku Kokugikan National Sumo Arena in Tokyo, Japan.

What has been said?

"It would be best if I could get a KO," Tanaka, who has won WBO belts in three lighter weight divisions, said Monday at his gym in Nagoya. "I don't want to win in an anticlimactic showing."

"The important thing is to prevent an opponent who comes forward from hitting me," Tanaka said of the Mexican fighter.

The 28-year-old also hinted at his hope for a title unification match against WBA champion Kazuto Ioka, saying, "I want to win (the upcoming bout) overwhelmingly and go to the next stage."



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