The following is an excerpt from an article on MMAOnTap.com:
Akira Kikuchi Announces Retirement
Shooto has announced that it will hold a retirement ceremony for former world middleweight champion Akira Kikuchi at it’s Korakuen Hall tomorrow.
A retirement ceremony? Isn’t Kikuchi only 29? Yeah, I don’t understand either.
Kikuchi hasn’t given a specific reason as to why he is hanging up the gloves as of yet but one can only expect that he will be addressing the topic at the event.
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