March 6th 1999-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Celes Kobayashi (18-4-2, 10) vs Hideyasu Ishihara (2-0)
Over the last few years we've seen top Japanese prospects being raced to title fights. That isn't actually a new thing, and back in 1999 Hideyasu Ishihara [石原英康] was raced to a Japanese title fight, in just his third bout, as he took on the then Japanese Super Flyweight champion Celes Kobayashi [セレス小林], who would later go on to win the WBA Super Flyweight title.
April 1st 2001-International Conference Hall, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Hideyasu Ishihara (6-2, 4) Vs Waenpetch Chuwatana (3-2, 3)
In his 9th professional bout Hideyasu Ishihara [石原英康] faced off with Thai visitor Waenpetch Chuwatana.
July 16th 2000-International Conference Hall, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Hideyasu Ishihara (4-2, 2) Vs Rocky Roger (5-5-2, 3)
In summer 2000 former Japanese amateur standout Hideyasu Ishihara took on Rocky Roger, with Ishihara essentially fighting to keep his career alive after 2 losses in his first 6 bouts.
September 26th 1999-International Conference Hall, Nagoya, Japan
Hideyasu Ishihara (2-1) Vs Rudy Idanio (33-37-10, 13)
In recent year's we've seen Japanese prospects being fast tracked at an incredible rate. The same also appliedbefore the current era, with Hideyasu Ishihara [石原英康] being such a case. On debut he took on Japanese champion Nolito Cabato, and beat Cabato, before fighting for a Japanese title in his third bout, losing to future world champion Celes Kobayashi. Following the loss to Kobayashi Ishihara took on Filipino veteran Rudy Idanio.
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