November 24th 2015-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (21-2-1, 11) vs Jonathan Francisco (8-4, 2)
In 2015 former WBC Flyweight champion Toshyuki Igarashi [五十嵐俊幸] took on hungry Filipino fighter Jonathan Francisco. Sadly, like many of Igarashi's bouts towards the end of his career, this was marred with head clashes.
December 31st 2017-Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Sho Kimura (15-1-2, 8) vs Toshiyuki Igarashi (23-2-3, 12)
Earlier today fight fans had the chance to see WBO Flyweight champion Sho Kimura [木村翔] take on former WBC champion Toshiyuki Igarashi [五十嵐 俊幸]
April 1st 2017-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (23-2-2, 12) vs Miguel Cartagena (15-3, 6)
Earlier today Japanese fight fans saw Toshiyuki Igarashi [五十嵐 俊幸] battle with Miguel Cartagena in what was a bout between two world ranked Flyweights.
September 10th 2016-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (22-2-2, 11) Vs Weerachai Taboonrueang (0-0)
This past Saturday Japanese fans at the Korakuen Hall saw former WBC Flyweight champion Toshiyuki Igarashi [五十嵐俊幸] take on Thai foe Weerachai Taboonrueang.
May 7th 2016-Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (21-2-2, 11) vs Joel Taduran (7-2-1, 1)
Earlier this year former world champion Toshiyuki Igarashi [五十嵐 俊幸] took on Filipino foe Joel Taduran.
November 6th 2011- Yoyogi #2 Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (14-1-1, 10) Vs Wilbert Uicab (33-5-1, 18)
In November 2006 Japanese fans saw Toshiyuki Igarashi battle in what was, at the time, the most significant bout of his career. That bout was a WBC world title eliminator against Mexico's Wilbert Uicab, a former Silver title holder. The bout was to decide the mandatory contender for the WBC title, which was then held by Thai great Pongsaklek Wonjongkam.
February 5th 2011- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (12-1-1, 9) Vs Takayasu Kobayashi (16-3-3, 2)
At the start of 2011 Toshiyuki Igarashi was seen as a rising hopeful in the Flyweight. He had, for a while, been the Japanese Interim champion though had come up short against against Tomonobu Shimizu in a shot for the full version of the title. Just over 2 years after his loss to Shimizu we saw Igarashi again go for the national title as he took on Takayasu Kobayashi, who had himself come up short against Shimizu.
June 4th 2011- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (13-1-1, 10) Vs Kenji Yoshida (17-9-1, 5)
In Early 2011 Toshiyuki Igarashi won the Japanese Flyweight title as he scored a 3rd round TKO against Takayasu Kobayashi. Just 4 months later Igarashi returned to the ring to make the first defense of the title as he took on former champion Kenji Yoshida.
April 5th 2013- Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Akira Yaegashi (16-3, 9) Vs Toshiyuki Igarashi (17-1-1, 10)
It's fair to say 2012 was a big year for a number of Japanese fighters. It saw Toshiyuki Igarashi win the WBC Flyweight title, with a decision win over Sonny Boy Jaro, and it saw Akira Yaegashi come close to unifying Minimumweight titles as he went to war with Kazuto Ioka, though did lose a narrow decision. In 2013 we saw Yaegashi and Igarashi go to war in what was a thriller between two men who had crossed paths several times in the amateur ranks. If you've not seen this one we suggest setting aside an hour and treating yourself to a genuinely brilliant, bloody, violent and exciting battle between two highly skilled warriors.
November 3rd 2012- Xebio Arena, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Toshiyuki Igarashi (16-1-1, 10) Vs Nestor Daniel Narvaes (19-0-2, 9)
The Narvaez name is one many fans around the world will be familiar with due to the long success of Omar Andres Narvaez, a 2 weight world champion from Argentina. In 2012 his younger brother, Nestor Daniel Narvaes, also attempted to ascend to the top of the boxing world as he traveled to Japan and battled against WBC and "linear" Flyweight champion Toshiyuki Igarashi. This was Igarashi's first defense of the title after his thrilling yet close win over Sonny Boy Jaro just 4 months earlier.
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