January 9th 1983-Prefectural Gymnasium, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (17-1-1, 3) vs Hwan Jin Kim (22-1-2, 8) II
In December 1981 Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷勝男] took a decision over Hwan Jin Kim to claim the WBA Light Flyweight title. The two would rematch in January 1983, in what was Tokashiki's 4th defense of the title.
October 10th 1982- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki (16-1-1, 3) vs Sung Nam Kim (20-3, 12)
In his third defense of the WBA Light Flyweight title Katsuo Tokashiki [渡嘉敷勝男] took on Korean challenger Sung Nam Kim
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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