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Masayuki Ito Q&A
Why did you start boxing?
Thought it will be cool to have a professional boxer's license.
What is your first memory in the sport?
I remember the first sparring session was just like a street fight.
Which fighters do you pattern yourself after?
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez
Who are your favorite current or recent pro fighters?
Canelo, Jose Ramirez, Vasiliy Lomachenko
Do you have a hidden talent?
Straight right punch.
What’s something most people don’t know about you?
Scared of ghosts.
Who are your favorite pro sports teams and non-boxing athletes?
What languages are you fluent in?
What’s your favorite movie?
Do you have a favorite quote?
Where there is a will, there is a way.
What artists are most heavily featured on your playlist in camp?
Do you have any superstitions or pre-fight rituals?
Close my eyes, and think back on the things I need to do.
Where do you want to be 5 years from now?
2 division champion
If I wasn’t a professional boxer, I would be…
Working at a Ramen restaurant
What or who is the biggest motivation in your life?
Wife and kids
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