April 15th 2000-Tokyo, Japan
Hidenobu Honda (20-1, 10) vs Koki Tanaka (12-0-3, 7)
In a really interesting from early 2000 future world title challenger Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸] took on the then unbeaten Koki Tanaka [田中光輝]
August 7th 2004-Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Nobuo Nashiro (4-0, 3) vs Hidenobu Honda (26-3, 14)
In just his 5th bout as a professional Japanese fighter Nobuo Nashiro [名城信男] took on former world title challenger Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸].
April 21st 2008- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Hidenobu Honda (29-5, 14) Vs Alexander Bakhtin (18-0, 7)
In April 2008 former world title challenger Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸] took on the unbeaten Alexander Bakhtin.
August 29th 2009- Culture Center, Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan
Daigo Nakahiro (20-2, 8) vs Hidenobu Honda (31-6, 14)
In 2009 Japanese fans saw former world title challengers Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸] and Daigo Nakahiro [中広大悟] battle off for Nakahiro's Japanese Super Flyweight title.
February 8th 1999-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Hidenobu Honda (17-1, 9) vs Ryuji Muramatsu (17-4, 9) III
In the 1990's Japanese fighters Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸] and Ryuji Muramatsu [村松竜二] had a 3 fight series. This is their third and final bout, with Honda having won the first 2, by decision, it was clear that Marumatsu wanted revenge and to claim the Japanese Light Flyweight title, a title that Honda was looking to secure the 5th defense of.
November 26th 2002-Central Gym, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (45-2, 25) vs Hidenobu Honda (25-1, 13)
In 2002 Thai great Pongsaklek Wonjongkam [พงษ์ศักดิ์เล็ก วันจงคำ] travelled to Japan to defend the WBC Flyweight title against Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸]
March 20th 2007-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Akihiko Nago (26-6-1, 14) vs Hidenobu Honda (28-4, 14)
In 2007 former world title challengers Akihiko Nago [名護明彦] and Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸] faced off in what looked a really good bout on paper and was ultra-competitive in the ring.
October 4th 2003-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Hidenobu Honda (26-2, 14) Vs Alexander Munoz (23-0, 23)
In 2002 Japan's Hidenobu Honda [本田秀伸] fought in his first world title fight, coming up short against the then WBC Flyweight champion Pongsaklek Wonjongkam. The following year Honda got his second title shot, up against the fearsome Alexander Munoz, the then WBA champion. Munoz, who had a perfect 23-0 (23) record was fighting a third successive bout in Japanese where he had claimed the title, beating Celes Kobayashi, and had defended it, stopping Eiji Kojima.
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