Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Joe Cordina Vs Kenichi Ogawa

We've got you covered ahead of a monumental night in Cardiff
06:55, 31 May 2022

Unbeaten super-featherweight Joe Cordina takes a huge step forward in his blossoming professional career this weekend when he takes on IBF world champion Kenichi Ogawa. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of a monumental night in Cardiff for the ‘Welsh Wizard.’

Where: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales

When: Saturday 4th June

How To Watch: DAZN. The main card gets underway at 7pm with ring walks for Cordina vs Ogawa expected at approximately 10pm. 

Tale of the Tape:


Place Of Birth: Cardiff, Wales

Age: 30

Alias: Welsh Wizard

Record: 14-0 (8)

Height: 5’9’’

Reach: 69’’

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: Cordina won the super featherweight WBA Continental belt by defeating Miko Khatchatryan by unanimous decision (100-90, 98-92, and 98-92) on the Conor Benn/Chris Algieri undercard in Liverpool last December. 


Place Of Birth: Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

Age: 34

Alias: Crush Right

Record: 26-1-1 (18)

Height: 5’8’’

Reach: 68’’

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: Ogawa dropped South Africa’s Azinga Fuzile three times en route to a unanimous decision win on the Teofimo Lopez/George Kambosos undercard in November, picking up the IBF crown in the process.


What They Say:


“It’s a lifelong dream of mine to become a World Champion and a stepping stone to securing my family’s future and making all of the times missed with them worth it.

“I’ll be taking this opportunity with both hands; I’m prepared to do whatever it takes to win and be crowned the new IBF world super-featherweight champion."

Full Card (Subject To Change):

Kenichi Ogawa vs Joe Cordina

Faroukh Kourbanov vs Zelfa Barrett

Skye Nicolson vs Gabriela Bouvier

Monique Bux vs TBA

Calum French vs Ezequiel Gregores

Joe Morgan vs Rustem Fatkhullin

Kyron Jones vs Vasif Mamedov

Ben Crocker vs Evgeni Vazem

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