November 29th 2007-Bangkok, Thailand
Oleydong Sithsamerchai (24-0, 9) vs Den Junlaphan (18-1, 6)
In 2007 the then unbeaten Oleydong Sithsamerchai [โอเล่ห์ดง กระทิงแดงยิม] challenged WBC Minimumweight champion Den Junlaphan [เด่น จุลพันธ์]
June 1st 2002-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Eagle Den Junlaphan (7-0, 4) vs Min Soo Jang (1-3)*
In 2002 Japanese based Thai Eagle Den Junlaphan took on Korean Min Soo Jang.
*Jang's record doesn't seem to be complete on boxrec, Eagle Den's record on TV graphic only includes his fights in Japan.
January 10th 2004-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Eagle Den Junlaphan (11-0, 5) vs Jose Antonio Aguirre (30-1-1, 19)
In 2004 the then unbeaten Eagle Den Junlaphan had his first world title fight, challenging long term champion Jose Antonio Aguirre, who had won his previous 19 bouts and had gone 8-0 (5) in world title bouts with this being his 8th defense of his belt.
June 28th 2004- Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Eagle Den Junlaphan (12-0, 5) Vs Satoshi Kogumazaka (21-5-3, 10)
In January 2001 Japanese based Thai Eagle Den Junlaphan became the WBC Minimumweight world champion. In his first defense he took on the much more experiended Satoshi Kogumazaka.
May 6th 2006-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Eagle Den Junlaphan (15-1, 6) vs Rodel Mayol (22-0, 17)
Japanese based Thai Eagle Den Junlaphan was involved in some great bouts, one of which was his 2006 battle with Filipino Rodel Mayol, for the WBC Minimumweight title that Junlaphan was defending.
September 27th 2015-Osaka, Japan
Eagle Den Junlaphan (18-2, 6) Vs Era Toshihiko (N/A)
In November 2007 Eagle Den Junlaphan lost the WBA Minimumweight title Oleydong Sithsamerchai. We expected that to be the last we'd see of Eagle Den but last year he returned for a one off exhibition with Era Toshihiko, the chairman of ONE GROUP. Despite his long break from the ring, and being 36, Junlaphan looked in great shape and seemed happy to be back in the ring
November 13th 2006-Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan
Eagle Den Junlaphan (16-1, 6) v Lorenzo Trejo (28-16, 15)
Japanese based Thai "Eagle" Den Junlaphan [อีเกิ้ล อากากูร่า] was a fighter who really did make a name for himself away from home whilst having two reigns at the WBC Minimumweight champion. One of the most notable fights of Junlaphan's reign saw him taking on a very determined Lorenzo Trejo on a bout that featured non-stop action and 3 knockdowns. A genuinely forgotten war between little men.
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