October 2nd 2010-Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama
Denkaosan Kaovichit (50-2-1, 20) Vs Luis Concepcion (21-1, 16)
In 2010 Denkaosan Kaovichit [เด่นเก้าแสน เก้าวิชิต] travelled to Panama to take on the big punching Luis Concepcion in a bout for the WBA interim Bantamweight title.
July 4th 1982-Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Akio Kameda (17-0, 14) Vs Aaron Pryor (30-0, 28)
In 1982 Japan's Akio Kameda had his first title bout, as he travelled to the US to face Aaron Pryor in what was a up and down bout with both fighters being dropped.
March 2nd 1983-Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Sang Hyun Kim (41-3-3, 24) Vs Aaron Pryor (32-0, 30)
In 1983 Korean Sang Hyun Kim [김상현] took on American Aaron Pryor in a bout for the WBA Light Welterweight title.
June 25th 2011-Parque Andrés Quintana Roo, Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Motoki Sasaki (36-8-1, 23) Vs Humberto Soto (54-7-2, 32)
In 2011 Japan's Motoki Sasaki [佐々木 基樹] took on Mexican veteran Humberto Soto.
June 8th 2013-Monumental Villa Charra Carlos Bowser Gonzalez, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Hiroki Nakamori (33-5-1, 20) Vs Humberto Soto (60-8-2, 34)
In 2013 Japan's Hiroshi Nakamori took on Mexican veteran Humberto Soto.
January 29th 2010-Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Beibut Shumenov (8-1, 6) Vs Gabriel Campillo (19-2, 6)
In 2009 Kazakhstan's Beibut Shumenov lost for the first time, suffering a narrow decision defeat to the then WBA Light Heavyweight Gabriel Campillo. The following year the two men met in a rematch, a rematch which had some of the worst scoring in recent memory.
August 15th 2009-Sport Complex “Daulet”, Astana, Kazakhstan
Beibut Shumenov (8-0, 6) Vs Gabriel Campillo (18-2, 6)
In 2009 Kazakh fans saw the fast rising Beibut Shumenov, in just his 9th fight, face off with Spanish fighter Gabriel Campillo. The bout saw Shumenov attempt to claim the WBA Light Heavyweight title and set a divisional record however Campillo had ideas of upsetting the then promising Kazakh.
March 25th 2006-World Memorial Hall, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Hozumi Hasegawa (19-2, 6) vs Veeraphol Sahaprom (51-2-2, 35)
In 2005 Japan's Hozumi Hasegawa [長谷川 穂積] claimed his first wold title as he over-came Thai icon Veeraphol Sahaprom [ธีระพล สำราญกลาง], to become the WBC Bantamweight champion. The following year the men had a rematch which ended in eye catching fashion.
(Note this version is in Japanese, there will also be an English version made available in the near future)
April 16th 2005-Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan
Hozumi Hasegawa (17-2, 5) vs Veeraphol Sahaprom (46-1-2, 31)
In 2005 Japanese boxing saw the birth of an icon as Hozumi Hasegawa [長谷川 穂積] became a star following a career defining bout with Thai icon Veeraphol Sahaprom [ธีระพล สำราญกลาง]
July 20th 2016-EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Hayate Ikuta (5-0, 2) vs Taiyo Inoue (5-2, 3)
Earlier this month Hayate Ikuta [幾田颯] took on Taiyo Inoue [井上太陽 ] in a well matched 6 rounder.
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