April 8th 2005-Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Koji Sato (0-0) vs Francisco Valdez (0-0)
In 2005 Japanese Middlweight Koji Sato [佐藤 幸治] made his professional debut, battling against Francisco Valdez. The Japanese fighter had scored over 100 stoppages wins in the unpaid ranks and was expected to be a major player as a professional.
August 6th 2011-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Sato (19-1, 17) vs Fukutaro Ujiie (16-8-1, 11)
in the penultimate bout of his career Japanese Middleweight slugger Koji Sato [佐藤 幸治] battled Fukutaro Ujiie [氏家 福太郎] in what was the third defense of the OPBF title by Sato.
April 25th 2009-König Palast, Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Koji Sato (14-0, 13) Vs Felix Sturm (31-2-1, 13)
Japanese fighters have rarely had success above the 130lb weight class. That however hasn't stopped some fighters from trying, including Koji Sato who, in 2009, traveled to Germany to face the then WBA Middleweight champion Felix Sturm. Coming in to the bout Sato was unbeaten with a reputation as a puncher and a wild fighting style that had given Japanese fight fans some really exciting bouts.
September 6th 2008-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Sato (12-0, 11) Vs Keiji Eguchi (18-1, 12)
Japanese Middleweight Koji Sato may never have been the most stylish fighter but he was always fun to watch and always had explosive power. That power was on show throughout his first OPBF title reign, including his bout with Keiji Eguchi in which both men landed some heavy leather.
August 4th 2007-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Sato (9-0, 8) Vs David Koswara (9-10-2, 4)
In early 2007 Koji Sato claimed the OPBF Middleweight title, in just his 9th professional bout. His first defense of the title came against Indonesian fighter David Koswara.
Note-Koswara's record on screen is listed as 26-9-4 (6)
April 19th 2008-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Sato (11-0, 10) Vs Bambang Rusiadi (5-3, 3)
Before Ryota Murata there was another exciting, hard hitting Middleweight, Koji Sato. Sato's career was a success one with the heavy handed Japanese fighter twice reigning as the Oriental champion and once featuring in a world title fight, against Felix Sturm. As part of his first OPBF title reign he took on Bambang Rusiadi of Indonesian.
Note-TV graphic states Rusiadi was 9-3 (6)
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