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Hidenori Otake returns to action

Japanese fighter Hidenori Otake (22-2-3, 9) was a relative unknown outside of his homeland until late last year when he got a very unexpected shot at the WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg. Officially, or at least according to Quigg’s promoter Eddie Hearn, Otake was a late replacement for the more talented Shingo Wake who had had to turn the fight down due to an injury to his leg*.

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch that Headlines a Gargantuan Card on Saturday Afternoon

On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an eagerly anticipated rematch between former Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly and former two-time championship challenger Tony Bellew airs exclusively and live on AWE.

The 12-round Cruiserweight World Title eliminator bout will originate from the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England and will be broadcast LIVE in the United States on AWE-A Wealth of Entertainment.

Two co-main events feature two WBA world title bouts. Scott Quigg will make the 5th defense of the WBA Super Bantamweight title against Hidenori Otake of Tokyo, Japan. Also co-featured is two-time Bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell defending the WBA Bantamweight title against Walberto Ramos of Colombia.

Quigg faces Hidenori Otake in Liverpool

Scott Quigg will defend his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against Japan’s Hidenori Otake at the sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Quigg defends his title for the fifth time against Otake, ranked at number three with the IBF and coming to England off the back of four successful defences of the Japanese title he claimed in August 2012.

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