December 19th 1998-Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Hiroki Ioka (33-7-1, 17) vs Masamori Tokuyama (15-2-1, 3)
In late 1998 former 2-weight world champion Hiroki Ioka [井岡弘樹] took on future world champion Masamori Tokuyama [徳山昌守] in a very interesting match up in Osaka.
April 19th 1999-Tokyo, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (16-2-1, 4) vs Takuya Kiya (14-1-1, 9)
In 1999 controversial fighter Masamori Tokuyama [徳山昌守] took on Takuya Kiya [木谷卓也], in what was Tokuyama's first bout following a big win over former world champion Hiroki Ioka in in 1998.
June 28th 2004-Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (30-2-1, 8) Vs Katsushige Kawashima (25-3, 17) II
In June 2008 Japan's Masamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守] was looking to continue his reign as the WBC Super Flyweight champion and took on Katsushige Kawashima [川嶋勝重], who he had beaten a year earlier.
March 23rd 2002- Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (25-2-1, 6) vs Kazuhiro Ryuko (13-1-3, 4)
After winning the WBC Super Flyweight title in 2000 Masamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守] made a number of defense of the belt. His 4th saw him battle against Kazuhiro Ryuko.
December 12th 2000-Maizu Arena, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (22-2-1, 5) vs Akihiko Nago (17-1, 11)
In the year 2000 Masamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守] won the WBC Super Flyweight title. In his first defense he took on Akihiko Nago [名護明彦].
August 26th 2002- Super Arena, Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (26-2-1, 7) vs Erik Lopez (17-11-3, 13)
In 2002 Japanese-Korean Mamsamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守] made an impressive 3 defenses of the WBC Super Flyweight title. One of those defenses came against the woefully under-whelming Mexican Erik Lopez.
January 3rd 2004-Central Gym, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (29-2-1, 8) vs Dmitry Kirillov (23-1, 6)
To begin 2004 Japanese-Korean Mamsamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守] took on Russian Dmitry Kirillov in a bout for the WBC Super Flyweight title.
May 20th 2001-Sheraton Walker Hill Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
Masamori Tokuyama (23-2-1, 5) Vs In Joo Cho (18-1, 7) II
In 2000 the controversial Mamsamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守], also known as Chang-Soo Hong [홍창수], became the first North Korean to become a world champion, as he over-came In Joo Cho [조인주] in Japan. The following year Tokuyama and Cho had a rematch in the South Korean capital of Seoul.
Notably Tokuyama didn't fly the North Korean flag here but a flag to represent a unified Korea.
August 27th 2000-Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (21-2-1, 5) Vs In Joo Cho (18-0, 7)
Japan's Mamsamori Tokuyama [徳山 昌守], also known as Chang-Soo Hong [홍창수], holds a distinct position in boxing history as the first fighter, fighting under the North Korean flag, to claim a world title. In his first title at the world level Masamori faced a South Korean fight, the then unbeaten In Joo Cho [조인주], the then WBC Super Flyweight champion.
June 23rd 2003-Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Masamori Tokuyama (28-2-1, 8) vs Katsushige Kawashima (23-2, 16) I
For most of the last decade the Kameda family has been the cause of controversial in Japan. Before the trio became the controversial ones there wasa Masamori Tokuyama [徳山昌守], a Japanese-Korean who fought under the North Korean flag. Tokuyama would fight 3 bouts with Katsushige Kawashima [川嶋勝重], here is the first of those bouts with Tokuyama risking the WBC Super Flyweight title against Kawashima.
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