September 20th 1999-Tokyo, Japan
Rick Yoshimura (35-5, 20) Vs Tadashi Yuba (12-1, 7)
In 1999 Japanese fighter Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] had his first title fight as he took on Japanese based American Rick Yoshimura [リック吉村], AKA Frederick Roberts, who was defending the Japanese Lightweight title for the 19th time! Less than 2 years later Yoshimura would fight for a world title. Yuba on the other hand would become a multi-weight Japanese national champion.
July 9th 2001-Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (15-1-2,8) vs Makoto Okubo (11-3-1, 6)
In 2001 Japanese Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志], the then Japanese Lightweight champion, took on challenger Makoto Okubo [大久保純斗]
September 23rd 2005-Pacifico, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (27-2-2, 19) Vs Teruyoshi Omagari (14-4-3, 13)
In September 2005 the then Japanese Welterweight champion Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] went up against the big punching and ultra-aggressive Teruyoshi Omagari [大曲輝斎].
April 20th 2007- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (29-4-2, 21) vs Akihiro Furukawa (9-0-1, 7)
In 2007 Japanese puncher Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] took on the unbeaten Akihiro Furukawa [古川明裕] in a bout for the vacant Japanese Welterweight crown. If you like fights wild and short this is well worth a watch.
August 8th 2007-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (30-4-2, 22) vs Masato Arai (13-3-1, 9)
In 2007 Japanese domestic star Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] claimed the Japanese Welterweight title. In Yuba's first defense of that title he took on Masato Arai [新井雅人].
June 29th 2010- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (36-5-2, 27) vs Yoshitomo Nishi (7-6-1, 3)
In 2010 Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] fought a stay busy fight whilst chasing a Light Middleweight title fight, that stay busy saw him take on Yoshitomo Nishi [西禄朋].
September 4th 2010-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Charles Bellamy (14-1-1, 10) vs Tadashi Yuba (37-5-2, 28) I
In 2010 Japanese based American Charles Bellamy, then fighting as Charlie Ota, was the OPBF and Japanese Light Middleweight champion. In September that year he took on Japanese domestic legend Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] in a thrilling bout. The two men would later having a rematch, the following year, with that one lacking the competitiveness of this contest.
January 8th 2011- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (37-6-2, 28) vs Takayuki Hosokawa (17-7-3, 4) I
In 2011 multi-weight Japanese champion Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] battled against Takayuki Hosokawa [細川貴之], who would later go on to claim Japanese and OPBF title fights. These two men would, interestingly, have a rematch more than 3 years after this bout, with that bout being for the Japanese 154lb title, this however was a non-title bout set for 8 rounds.
October 8th 2012-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (41-7-2, 31) Vs Sanosuke Sasaki (10-1, 4)
In early 2012 Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] claimed the Japanese Middleweight title, scoring a win in a sensational fight with Carlos Linares. In his second defense of the title he took on Sanosuke Sasaki [佐々木左之介]
August 12th 2013-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tadashi Yuba (43-8-2, 31) vs Yosuke Kirima (17-3-2, 12)
In August 2013 Japan's Tadashi Yuba [湯場忠志] looked to add to his legacy as he faced Yosuke Kirima [切間庸裕] for the Japanese 154lb title. The bout was chance for Yuba to become a 5-weight national champion and to add to an incredible legacy, for Kirima this was a second shot at a national title having previously lost in a 2010 title tilt.
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