March 19th 2005-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Rev Santillan (21-1-1, 15) vs Kazuhiko Hidaka (20-4, 14)
In 2005 Japanese fans saw Rev Santillan travel over to Tokyo twice to face Kazuhiko Hidaka in a bout for the OPBF Welterweight title. This is the first of those two meeting.
For those wanting to watch the rematch from December that's here Rev Santillan Vs Kazuhiko Hidaka II
December 3rd 2005-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Rev Santillan (21-2-1, 15) vs Kazuhiko Hidaka (22-4, 16) II
In 2005 Japanese fans saw Filipino fighter Rev Santillan face local fighter Kazuhiko Hidaka twice. The first of those bouts saw Hidaka stop Santillan in 4 rounds to claim the the OPBF Welterweight title from the Filipino and the second saw Santillan attempting to reclaim his title whilst Hidaka was looking for his second defense.
April 22nd 2008- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Akio Shibata (9-4-1, 5) Vs Kazuhiko Hidaka (26-5, 18)
Today Akio Shibata is one of the more well known Japanese fighters in the Middleweight division. Around 7 years ago however he was a Light Middleweight trying to make a name for himself. In Shibata's first title bout he took on the then OPBF Light Middleweight champion Kazuhiko Hidaka, a hard hitting fighter who had previously claimed the OPBF Welterweight title before moving toe 154lbs and defeating Yuki Nonaka for the title there.
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