October 23rd 1983-Nakajima Sports Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (18-2-2, 3) vs Lupe Madera (36-14-1, 23) IV
The 4 fight series between Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷 勝男] and Lupe Madera came to an end in October 1983, when the men fought for the final time, and the third time in less than 7 months. This time it was Toshiki entering as the challenger, looking to reclaim the title that he had lost to Madera just over 3 months earlier.
July 10th 1983-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (18-1-2, 3) vs Lupe Madera (35-14-1, 23) III
In 1983 Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷 勝男] and Lupe Madera would fight 3 times in a little over 6 months, completing a trilogy that began in 1982 in the process. This was their second bout
April 10th 1983-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (18-1-1, 3) Vs Lupe Madera (35-14, 23) II
Just over a year after their first bout Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷 勝男] and Lupe Madera would go again, in an incredibly exciting 15 round battle for the WBA Light Flyweight title.
April 4th 1982-Miyagi Sports Center, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (14-1-1, 2) Vs Lupe Madera (32-13, 21) I
In April 1982 Japan's Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷 勝男] made his first defense of the WBA Light Flyweight title, taking on Mexican foe Lupe Madera in the first of 4 bouts between the 2 men, who would amazingly fight 3 times in 1983!
June 2nd 1981-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (11-1-1, 1) vs Yong Hyun Kim (16-5-3, 5)
In 1981 former world title challenger Yong Hyun Kim took on future world champion Katsuo Tokashiki.
July 7th 1982-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (15-1-1, 2) vs Masaharu Inami (18-1-1, 4)
In the Summer of 1982 Katsuo Tokashiki, the then WBA Light Flyweight champion, made his second defense and took on fellow Japanese fighter Masaharu Inami, himself a recent Japanese national champion
August 18th 1984-Pohang Gymnasium, Pohang City, South Korea
Jung-Koo Chang (24-1, 11) vs Katsuo Tokashiki (19-3-2, 4)
In 1994 Korean great Jung Koo Chang [장정구] took part in a sensational fight with Japan's Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷 勝男]. Chang was defending the WBC Light Flyweight title in this bout whilst Tokashiki, a former WBA champion, was looking to become a 2-time world champion.
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