Luis Nery travels to Japan “WE Assume CLEAN” eager to defeat Yamanaka
WBC bantamweight champion Luis “Pantera” Nery traveled with his team to Tokyo, Japan this time CLEAN, as he continues the final stage of his camp for the rematch against former champion Shinsuke Yamanaka, which is scheduled for 1 March. After the WBC ordered a rematch because Nery tested positive for a banned substance.
The second match between Nery (25-0, 19 KOs) and Yamanaka (27-1-2, 19 KOs) will take place at the Sumo Stadium in the Kokugikan neighborhood of Tokyo and Aztecadeportes.com will broadcast the fight live on Azteca 7 , The house of boxing.
Nery traveled on Monday with 12 days in advance of the rematch, as he wanted to acclimatize for the change of time zone and finish his preparation.
Nery captured the belt with a knockout in the fourth round on August 15 in Kyoto, Japan over Yamanaka, 35, to capture the title, but then Luis came out positive in a test of a banned substance, which came in connection with his Consumption of contaminated meat as all Mexicans say, and the WBC ordered a direct rematch with the Japanese fighter.
“I will knock out Yamanaka … my talent, preparation and my Mexican heart will be too much, I am a clean sportsman, I will return to Mexico as a world champion after my first defense”, Nery, 23, assured everyone before boarding their flight from San Diego direct to Tokyo.
Traveling with the WBC champion is coach Ismael Ramírez, nutritionist Marco Pérez, assistant coach Virgilio Maldonado and promotional representative Guillermo Brito Jr. of Zanfer.