September 11th 1989-Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (7-0, 7) vs Yasutaka Sakurai (7-5-2)
The popular, and hard hitting, Puma Toguchi took on Yasutaka Sakurai in September 1989, with Toguchi seeking an 8th straight stoppage win.
January 23rd 1995-Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (14-2, 12) vs Akihiro Okada (12-4-3, 5)
In 1995 the exciting Puma Toguchi faced the then Japanese Flyweight champion Akihiro Okada, with Toguchi looking to reclaim a title that he had held in 1990, before he was forced to miss several years of his career due to issues with the JBC.
August 26th 1996-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Yuri Arbachakov (22-0, 15) vs Puma Toguchi (18-2, 15)
When we talk about great bouts one that often goes over-looked is Yuri Arbachakov's great contest with Japan's popular Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地]. This would be Toguchi's only world title challenge and unfortunately it came against someone as brilliant Yuri.
September 22nd 1997-Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (19-3, 16) vs Jaime Aliguin (19-29-4, 6)
Japan's popular Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地] fought in a number of world title fights and although he failed to claim a world title he did face some of the best fighters in the world during his prime years. Here we see in with a less bout as he battles Filipino Jamie Aliguin.
April 20th 1993-Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (12-0, 11) Vs Jesus Rojas (22-4-2, 9)
In 1993 Japan's popular Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地] took a big step up and faced former world champion Jesus Rojas, a man who later become a 2-weight world champion
February 27th 1989-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (4-0, 4) Vs Yasunobu Yoshida (1-0)
Here we have an early career bout featuring the popular Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地], who was facing off against Yasunobu Yoshida [安信吉田].
July 21st 1997-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (18-3, 15) vs Eric Chavez (39-12-4, 25)
In 1997 Japan's popular Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地] battled former world champion Eric Chavez, of the Philippines. Chavez was a shadow of the fighter he had once been but was still a name opponent, despite having gone 13-12-1 in his previous 26 bouts, following a 26-0-3 start to his professional career.
March 19th 1990-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (9-0, 9) vs Yosuke Matsuoka (18-5-3, 6)
In 1990 Japan's popular Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地] took part in his first title fight, a Japanese Flyweight title bout with Yosuke Matsuoka [松岡洋右].
December 21st 1988-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Puma Toguchi (3-0, 3) Vs Hiroshi Kawashima (3-0, 3)
In 1988 the Rookie of the Year tournament saw Puma Toguchi [ピューマ渡久地] battle against Hiroshi Kawashima [川島郭志] in a brilliant matched bout between two young and rising punchers. Incidentally these two met in the amateurs, with Kawashima beating Taguchi, and even more interestingly the man who went on to lose this one went on to achieve more in his professional career.
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