April 3rd 1994-Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (23-0, 17) vs Seung Koo Lee (15-2-1, 11)
In his 5th defense of the WBA Super Flyweight title Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚 勝也] faced off with South Korean challenger Seung Koo Lee.
November 5th 1993-Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (22-0, 17) vs Thanomsak Sithbaobay (44-3, 25) II
In his 4th defense of the WBA Super Flyweight title Japan's Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚勝也] rematched the man he controversially beat for the belt in 1992, Thanomsak Sithbaobay [ถนอมศักดิ์ ศิษย์โบ๊เบ๊]
May 21st 1993-Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (21-0, 17) Vs Jae Shin Lim (12-2, 7)
In May 1993 Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚 勝也], the then WBA Super Flyweight champion, took on Korean challenger Jae Shin Lim. On paper this was a mismatch in favour of the talented and popular Japanese fighter.
December 11th 1992-Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (20-0, 17) vs Armando Castro (39-12-2, 34)
After winning the WBA Super Flyweight title in in April 1992 Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚勝也] remained busy. Around 8 months after winning the belt he made his second defense , as he took on Mexican foe Armando Castro.
September 11th 1992-Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (19-0, 16) vs Kenji Matsumura (12-5-1, 8)
in April 1992 Japanese fighter Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚 勝也] won the WBA Super Flyweight title, in controversial fashion. In his first defense he took on fellow Japanese fighter Kenji Matsumura [松村謙二], in what was his 4th world title shot.
November 4th 1991-Nishi Nihon Sogo Hall, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (17-0, 15) vs Chan Woo Park (1-3)
In 1991 rising Japanese star Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚勝也] faced off with Korean foe Chan Woo Park, in what was essentially a stay busy fight for Onizuka as he awaited a world title shot, which he got 5 months later.
June 17th 1991-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (16-0, 14) v Suzuharu Kitazawa (10-2, 8)
Japan's Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚勝也] was one of the most popular fighters of his era. He was a good looking, charismatic boxer-puncher who went on to become a world champion. Here we see Onizuka before he reached the top. Here he is defending the Japanese Super Flyweight title against Suzuharu Kitazawa [北澤鈴春].
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March 18th 1991-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (15-0, 14) Vs Shunichi Nakajima (23-6, 13) II
In his second defense of the Japanese Super Flyweight title we saw Katsuya Onizuka [鬼塚勝也] take on former champion Shunichi Nakajima [中島俊一]. This bout came around 5 months after Onizuka stopped Nakajima for the belt. It was Onziuka's 4th bout in 12 months and Nakajima's first since he title loss.
December 17th 1990-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (14-0, 13) vs Tomohiko Yokoyama (7-1, 4)
In his first defense of the Japanese Super Flyweight title Katsuya Oniuka [鬼塚勝也] took on Tomohiko Yokoyama [横山智彦]. The then 20 year old Onizuka had won the belt just 2 months earlier, ending the reign of Shunichi Nakajima in October with a 10th round TKO
December 21st 1989-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Katsuya Onizuka (5-0, 5) vs Mitsumasa Ikeda (1-0)
In 1989 the promising Katsuya Onizuka, a future world champion, faced off with Mitsumasa Ikeda.
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