October 14th 1992-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (9-2-1, 8) vs Tatsuya Sugi (14-10-4, 11)
In July 1992 Hiroshi Kawashima claimed the Japanese Super Flyweight title, in his first defense he took on Tatsuya Sugi.
May 24th 1995-Bunka Gym, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (16-2-1, 12) vs Seung Koo Lee (17-3-1, 13)
In 1995 the then WBC Super Flyweight champion Hiroshi Kawashima faced off with Korean challenger Seung Koo Lee, who was fighting in his second world title challenge.
January 18th 1995-Bunka Gym, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (15-2-1, 12) vs Jose Luis Bueno (25-4-1, 18) II
In 1994 Hiroshi Kawashima claimed the WBC Super Flyweight title, as he out pointed Jose Luis Bueno. The following year the two men met again, with Bueno seeking revenge for Kawashima ending his title reign
May 4th 1994-Bunka Gym, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (13-2-1, 12) vs Jose Luis Bueno (24-3-1, 17) I
In 1994 Japan's Hiroshi Kawashima had his first world title bout, challenging WBC Super Flyweight champion Jose Luis Bueno from Mexico.
August 7th 1994- Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (14-2-1, 12) vs Carlos Gabriel Salazar (35-5-1, 13)
In 1994 Japan's Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] claimed the WBC Super Flyweight title. In his first defense he took on Carlos Gabriel Salazar, who would later become a 2-time world champion.
April 27th 1996-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (18-2-1, 13) vs Cecilio Espino (33-4-1, 28)
Japan's Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] won the WBC Super Flyweight title in May 1994. Less than 2 years later he was entering his 5th defense as he took on the heavy handed Cecilio Espino.
November 8th 1995-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (17-2-1, 12) vs Boy Aruan (26-3-1, 6)
In 1994 Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] claimed the WBC Super Flyweight title, in his 4th defense he faced off with Indonesian challenger Boy Aruan, a former OPBF champion.
October 12th 1996-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (19-2-1, 13) vs Domingo Sosa (28-4, 19)
In 1996 Japanese fans saw Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] fight for the penultimate time as a professional, defending the WBC Super Flyweight title against Dominican challenger Domingo Sosa, who actually retired following this bout.
February 20th 1997-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima (20-2-1, 14) Vs Gerry Penalosa (35-1-1, 24)
Japan's Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] ended his career in 1997 with the under-rated fighter going up against Filipino fighter Gerry Penalosa. Coming in to this fight Kawashima was the WBC Super Flyweight champion whilst Penalosa was fighting in his first world title fight.
December 21st 1988-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (3-0, 3) Vs Hiroshi Kawashima (3-0, 3)
In 1988 the Rookie of the Year tournament saw Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地] battle against Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] in a brilliant matched bout between two young and rising punchers. Incidentally these two met in the amateurs, with Kawashima beating Taguchi, and even more interestingly the man who went on to lose this one went on to achieve more in his professional career.
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