August 25th 1998-Tokyo, Japan
Jess Maca (33-16-3, 16) vs Setsuo Segawa (11-0, 6)
In the late 1990's ane early 00's Filipino fighter Jess Maca was a thorn in the side of Japanese boxing, with wins over a number of good Japanese fighters, on Japanese soil. One of the men who tried to beat to stop Maca's run was former amateur standout Setsuo Segawa [川益設男], who challenged Maca for the OPBF Bantamweight title.
September 19th 2003-Bangkok, Thailand
Saenghiran Lookbanyai (3-0, 2) vs Jess Maca (42-18-5, 17)
In September 2003 Thailand's Saenghiran Lookbanyai battled against highly experienced Filipino Jess Maca.
June 21st 1996-Tokyo, Japan
Jess Maca (36-16-3, 16) vs Taiji Okamoto (12-0-2, 10)
Through much of the 1990's Filipino Jess Maca was terror for Japanese fighters, defeating fighter after fighter whilst on his travels. In 1996 he took on the unbeaten Taiji Okamoto.
January 23rd 1999-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Jess Maca (35-16-3, 16) vs Shin Yamato (13-1-4, 2)
In our great fighters can build various reputations. One such reputation was the "Japanese Killer" tag that was applied to Jess Maca, who regularly travelled to Japan and beat local fighters. On one of his visits to Japan Maca faced Shin Yamato, who was challenging for the OPBF Bantamweight title.
Note- This video is the TV version of the fight and some rounds are missing from the footage.
October 18th 1998-Tokyo, Japan
Shigeru Nakazato (15-1, 10) Vs Jess Maca (34-16-3, 16)
In 1998 fans in Tokyo saw Shigeru Nakazato [仲里繁] take on Filipino Jess Maca, a man with a reputation for travelling to Japan and defeating the locals. Prior to this Maca was 3-0 in Japan having won, and defended, the OPBF Bantamweight in the country.
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