October 18th 1987-Kinki University Auditorium, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Hiroki Ioka (8-0, 5) vs Mai Thomburifarm (11-1, 4)
In 1987 an 18 year old Hiroki Ioka [井岡 弘樹] took on Thailand's Mai Thomburifarm for the vacant WBC Minimumweight title. A win for Ioka would see him become the youngest Japanese world champion, at 18 years 9 months and 10 days.
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