Keita Obara entered this fight with a boxing record of 15-1-0 (14 KOs=93%) and he is ranked as the No.10 super lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Terence Crawford). He suffered his only loss at his first professional fight in 2010, against Kazuyoshi Kumano, since then he has won 15 consecutive bouts.
His opponent, Walter Castillo, has an official record of 26-3-0 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.31 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2015 losing to Amir Imam (=Imam vs Castillo) and beating Ammeth Diaz. Obara vs Castillo, IBF super lightweight title eliminator, is on the undercard of Kevin Bizier vs Fredrick Lawson. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
Division: light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)
Castillo’s next fight: Sergey Lipinets vs Walter Castillo