February 3rd 1981-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Shoji Oguma (35-8-1, 20) vs Chan Hee Park (15-2-2, 6) III
In 1981 we saw the third and final bout between Shoji Oguma [大熊 正二] and Chan Hee Park [박찬희], it was their third bout in the space of 9 months and ended their short rivalry.
October 18th 1980-Miyagi Prefectural Gymnasium, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Shoji Oguma (34-8-1, 20) vs Chan Hee Park (15-1-2, 6) II
Just 5 months after the first bout between Shoji Oguma [大熊 正二] and Chan Hee Park [박찬희] we got the second bout, this time in Japan. The two men would meet again the following year.
For those who haven't seen the first bout it's here - Shoji Oguma Vs Chan Hee Park I
May 18th 1980-Changchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Shoji Oguma (32-8-1, 19) Vs Chan Hee Park (14-0-2, 6) I
In the space of 9 months fight fans saw Japan's Shoji Oguma [大熊 正二] fight a trilogy with Chan Hee Park [박찬희]. Coming into this bout, their first one, Park was the WBC Flyweight champion having won the title in March 1979, beating the great Miguel Canto, and having recorded 5 defenses coming in to this bout. For Oguma it was a chance to become a 2-time champion, though he had failed to win his previous 6 world title bouts, going 0-5-1 in them.
December 16th 1979- Busan, South Korea
Chan Hee Park (11-0-2, 5) Vs Guty Espadas (33-3-5, 24)
Back in the 1970's Korean boxing was in the middle of it's golden age and one of those men at the forefront of that was Chan Hee Park who had a short but excellent reign as a world champion. He had won the WBC Flyweight title with a decision over the brilliant Miguel Canto in March 1979 and by the end of the year was seeking his third defence as he took on the excellent Guty Espadas, a former WBA champion.
(Note video is in black and white)
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