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World Champion Takato announces marriage and baby

29 Jul 2014 09:30

   IJF Media Team / IJF
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World Champion Naohisa Takato held a personal press conference to announce his marriage that he registered last month and the World's number one also announced to become a father in November.

Takato who will defend his World title at 25 August in Chelyabinsk, had another announcement to make. He will fight for the team Park24 of Hidehiko Yoshida after his graduation from Tokai University. Yoshida is the Olympic medallist of the Olympic Games in Barcelona, when Takato wasn't even born. After Yoshida's MMA career he began his coaching career in 2010 at Japanese judo Park 24. He is also coach double World Champion Masashi Ebinuma U66 kg.

The first baby to be born is the second World title in the make. The baby is expected at 25 August.

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