On 26 April Jessica “Kika” Chavez (19-3-3, KO 4) will defend her WBC Silver female light-flyweight title against Tokyo’s Kayoko Ebata (7-5, 4 KOs). The 38-year-old Ebata has unsuccessfully challenged for world titles at both minimumweight and super-flyweight and currently holds a regional title (OPBF) at flyweight. Chavez, the former IBF & WBF light-flyweight champion, currently holds the WBC Silver female light-flyweight title that she was in November 2012. In her last defense of the title, she battled to a ten-round draw with the popular Arely “Machine Gun” Mucino on November 9.
Prediction: Chavez UD-10 99-91