WBO World Jr. Bantamweight Clash: Palicte arrives in Japan ahead of Ioka bout

On June 19th we’ll see Kazuto Ioka (23-2, 13) [井岡一翔] and Aston Palicte (25-2-1, 21) battle for the currently vacant WBO Jr. Bantamweight title in Chiba.

Today, ahead of that bout, Palicte arrived in Japan to acclimatize and put the finishing touches to his preparations. Giving himself just over a week to get used to Japanese conditions.

After arriving at Narita airport today Palicte spent time talking to the Japanese press, who in what was a small press conference at the airport.

The Filipino stated that he was in good condition for the fight, that he was 100% confident he would win and appeared incredibly confident and relaxed. The confidence oozed from the Filipino who predicted a KO win over Ioka and seemed to have no ill effects of jet lag.

via asianboxing.info