December 29th 1998-Central Gym, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Joichiro Tatsuyoshi (17-4-1, 12) Vs Veeraphol Sahaprom (20-1, 14)
In late 1998 fans saw the popular Joichiro Tatsuyoshi [辰吉丈一郎] battle against Thailand's destructive Veeraphol Sahaprom [วีระพล นครหลวงโปรโมชั่น]. The bout was for the WBC Bantamweight title that Tatsuyoshi had won the previous year, claiming an upset win over Veeraphol's countryman Sirimongkol Singwancha, in what was a thrilling contest.
These two men would later rematch, in 1999.
Note-The video features notable build up to the fight, the fight it's self begins around 18:00 minutes into the video.
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