Kenshiro Teraji and Hiroto Kyoguchi are set to face off in the ring on Tuesday, November 1 in a junior flyweight title unification bout. We break down when the fight starts and how to watch the full card. The junior flyweight division gets an early morning spotlight in Saitama, Japan on Tuesday, November 1. ESPN+ is airing a card that features the top three junior flyweights and another in the top ten with The Ring title and three of the major titles on the line across two fights. The headliner will see Hiroto Kyoguchi put his WBA (Super) and The Ring titles on the line against WBC champ Kenshiro Teraji.

 

 

How to watch Hiroto Kyoguchi vs. Kenshiro Teraji

The main card for Kyoguchi-Teraji will get started at 4:30 a.m. ET, which is 5:30 p.m. local time in Saitama. The main event ring walks will likely take place late in the 7 a.m. hour or early in the 8 a.m. hour, but it will depend on how long the rest of the card lasts.

The fight is going to be broadcast on ESPN+ — meaning you’ll need a subscription in order to watch the event. You can subscribe to ESPN+ on the ESPN website, where a monthly subscription for $9.99, or get the ESPN/Disney/Hulu bundle for $13.99 per month. Once you’ve got a valid login, you can watch the bout with WatchESPN or on the ESPN app.

 

 

Fighter history

Kyoguchi enters the bout with a 16-0 record and four successful defenses of his WBA and The Ring titles. Most recently, he beat Esteban Bermudez via eighth-round stoppage in Mexico. That was his first fight since securing a fifth-round TKO over Axel Aragon Vega. Kyoguchi originally claimed his titles when he beat Hekkie Budler via tenth-round TKO in December 2018.

Taraji is 19-1 and has worked his way back from an upset at the hands of Masamichi Yabuki. Taraji was making his ninth defense of the WBC title and lost when the fight was stopped in the tenth round. However, Taraji bounced back six months late when he knocked out Yabuki in the third round.

 

 

 

Fighter odds
Kyoguchi is a -195 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while Teraji is a +150 underdog. Total rounds are installed at 10.5 with the overpriced at -265 and the underpriced at +200. The favored fight outcome is a Kyoguchi decision at +140. That’s followed by a Kyoguchi stoppage at +260, a Teraji decision at +300, and a Teraji stoppage at +475.

 

 

Full card for Teraji vs. Kyoguchi
Main event: Kenshiro Teraji vs. Hiroto Kyoguchi, 12 rounds, for Taraji’s WBC junior flyweight title and Kyoguchi’s WBA (super) junior flyweight titleJonathan Gonzalez vs. Shokichi Iwata, 12 rounds, for Gonzalez’s WBO junior flyweight title
Shuichiro Yoshino vs. Masayoshi Nakatani, 12 rounds, for Yoshino’s WBO Asia Pacific lightweight title
Junto Nakatani vs. Francisco Rodriguez, 10 rounds, junior bantamweight
Koshi Fujisaki vs. Yudai Murakami, 6 rounds, junior welterweight
Excell James Junior vs. Kosei Numata, 4 rounds, junior welterweight

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