July 11th 1988-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Koheita Tanaka (10-6-2, 5) vs Crusher Miura (12-3, 10)
In 1984 Koheita Tanaka [田中 小兵太] claimed a 4 round decision win over Crusher Miura [クラッシャー 三浦]. In 1988 the two men had a rematch for the Japanese Bantamweight title.
October 24th 1988- Tokyo, Japan
Koheita Tanaka (11-6-2, 5) Vs Mitsuo Imazato (22-13-1, 12)
Today the Japanese Bantamweight scene is incredible. Back in the 1980's it wasn't quite as deep, but was still brilliant with the likes of Naoto Takahashi and Mark Horikoshi. Another two notable names form the 80's were Koheita Tanaka [田中小兵太] and Mitsuo Imazato [今里光男] who faced off in 1988, with Tanaka defending the Japanese title against Imazato, a former champion looking to reclaim the title that he actually lost to Takahashi.
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