Boxing has hundreds of peculiar stories from the annals of the sport. From women climbing into the ring and hitting the clobbering one fighter with her shoe, for beating up her son no less, to rings collapsing, riots taking over cities and even brothers fighting.
When it comes to brothers fighting the most notable example is the 1993 bout between Kusuo Eguchi [江口九州男] and Katsuaki Eguchi [江口勝昭], when they traded blows for the Japanese Minimumweight title.
The bout isn't one that many will be aware of. Kusuo, who won the bout, had entered 10-3 (4) and retired in the early part of this millennium with a record of 15-12-2 (5) with 2 successful defenses of the title he won by stopping Katsuaki in 6 rounds. Katsuaki on the other hand ended his career 14-10-1 (2), with his only other bout of note being a loss to Dan Nietes, the uncle of world champion Donnie Nietes.
Despite it's peculiar place in boxing history it's a really hard fight to find thankfully however G+ will be airing the contest, along with another of Kusuo's and a little documentary, on August 2nd, between 3:15 and 4:45 local time, as they try to fill out what is other a very limited boxing schedule for the channels over the coming weeks.
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