Satoshi Yamasu to defend featherweight title at Deep 89
Satoshi Yamasu will make the first defence of his featherweight title at Deep 89 next month. The 28 year old faces Daiki Hata in Tokyo in May 12th.
Yamasu (10-4) will be looking for his eighth straight Deep win. He has completely turned his career round after losing four out of his first seven professional fights.
Hata (19-12-7) is a former Deep bantamweight champion. A seasoned veteran, he made his debut in 2004 and is coming off back to back wins heading into this title bout.
The co-main event features UFC veteran Takeya Mizugaki (22-13-2). He has been matched with Shoji Maruyama (16-11-1) who challenged unsuccessfully for the Deep featherweight title in 2013.
The card also features two fighters from Guam. Trevin Jones (11-6) faces
Takafumi Otsuka (25-15-1) in a Bantamweight bout while featherweight Zach Benavente (1-0) faces Juntaro Ushiku (14-7-1