February 5th 2014-City Hall, Haikou, China
Sirimongkol Singwancha (76-2, 48)* Vs Xing Xin Yang (6-2-2, 4)
Thailand's Sirimongkol Singwancha [ศิริมงคล สิงห์มนัสศักดิ์ ] is likely to be boxing's next centurion as he edged towards 100 wins. This bout from back in early 2004 saw him fighting outside of Thailand for the 7th time in his professional career, as he went to Chian to face Xing Xin Yang.
*The announced record show's Sirimongkol Singwancha with 1 less win than his boxrec record
November 30th 2009- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Naoko Fujioka (1-0, 1) Vs Kazumi Izaki (7-5-3, 3)
One of the best active female fighters of recent years is Japan's excellent Naoko Fujioka [藤岡奈穂子] who can be seen here in her second professional bout, a contest with Kazumi Izaki [猪崎かずみ].
October 19th 1985-Richardson Park Oval, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Jin Shik Choi (17-1, 15) Vs Barry Michael (45-8-3, 13)
Korean fighter Jin-Shik Choi didn't have a long career, fighting just 22 bouts as a professional, but he did fight in one notable contest, a world title challenger against talented Australian Barry Michael who was making the first defense of the IBF World Super Featherweight title.
November 4th 2007-Super Arena, Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Takefumi Sakata (31-4-1, 15) Vs Denkaosan Kaovichit (40-1, 16)
In 2007 Takefumi Sakata [坂田健史] and Denkaosan Kaovichit [เด่นเก้าแสน เก้าวิชิต] fought in the first of two bout between the two men, with the second coming one one of the now traditional New Year's Eve cards in 2008.
September 6th 2002-Future Park Plaza, Rangsit, Thailand
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (44-2, 25) vs Jesus Martinez (15-2, 9)
Within 18 months of winning the WBC Flyweight title Pongsaklek Wonjongkam [พงษ์ศักดิ์เล็ก ศิษย์คนองศักดิ์] had managed to rack up 4 defenses. His 5th came just outside that 18 month window when he faced Jesus Martinez.
July 7th 2004-Khon Kaen, Thailand
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (51-2, 27) Vs Luis Angel Martinez (14-6-2, 5)
Thai Flyweight Pongsaklek Wonjongkam [พงษ์ศักดิ์เล็ก ศิษย์คนองศักดิ์] had one of the most remarkable recent runs as a world champion defending the tile more than 20 times over 2 runs as champion. His 10th dfense as the champion saw him facing the limited Luis Angel Martinez and came less than 3.5 years after he won the title, talk about busy!
December 5th 2002-Royal Square, Bangkok, Thailand
Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai (38-2-1, 31)v Lamont Pearson (19-1-1, 11)
In Japan we have come to expect fights at the end of the year and during the "Golden Week". In Thailand a similar date is the King's Birthday. One fighter who fought 5 times on the King's birthday was Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai [ยอดสนั่น 3เคแบตเตอรี่] who can bee seen here facing off against American Lamont Pearson. This was the second time the "Thai Tyson" had fought on December 5th and was the first defense from Yodsanan of the WBA Super Featherweight title.
January 30th-Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai, China
Zou Shiming (6-1, 1) v Natan Santana Coutinho (12-0, 10)
This past Saturday Chinese fans saw former amateur hero Zou Shiming [邹市明] return to the ring following a 10 month break. In the opposite corner was unbeaten, and charismatic, Brazilian Natan Santana Coutinho.
August 20th 2000-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Malcolm Tunacao (11-0, 7) Vs Celes Kobayashi (22-4-2, 13)
At the turn of the we saw the WBC Flyweight title being held by Filipino Malcolm Tunacao who made his first defense of the title against Japan's Celes Kobayashi [セレス小林], a man who would later go on to claim a title at Super Flyweight and currently manages active fighter Ryosuke Iwasa.
April 29th 1996-Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Satoshi Iida (20-0, 10) Vs Alimi Goitia (14-0, 11)
In 1996 Japanese fans got a battle of unbeaten fighters as Satoshi Iida [飯田覚士] faced Alimi Goitia in a bout for the WBA World Super Flyweight title, in what was Goita's third defense of the title.
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