January 25th 1994-Tokyo, Japan
Koji Matsumoto (15-3-1, 7) vs Nobutoshi Hiranaka (12-0, 8)
In early 1994 Japanese Featherweight champion Koji Matsumoto [松本好二] took on unbeaten challenger Nobutoshi Hiranaka [平仲信敏] in what turned out to be a brilliant, bloody, scrap in Tokyo.
June 29th 1998-Tokyo, Japan
Nobutoshi Hiranaka (16-3-1, 10) vs Hiroshi Mizushima (12-2-3, 7)
In the summer of 1998 Nobutoshi Hiranaka [平仲信敏] took on Hiroshi Mizushima [水島博] in Tokyo.
November 2nd 1996-Marine Messe, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
Luisito Espinosa (39-7, 20) vs Nobutoshi Hiranaka (16-1, 10)
After winning the WBC Featherweight title in December 1995 Filipino fighter Luisito Espinosa would defend the title regularly over the years that followed. In his third bout of 1996 he took on Japanese challenger Nobutoshi Hiranaka [平仲信敏]
March 2nd 1988-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Yamato Mitani (11-3, 9) vs Nobutoshi Hiranaka (16-2-1, 10)
In 1988 the then OPBF Super Featherweight champion Yamato Mitani took the challenger of Nobutoshi Hiranaka, the brother of former world champion Akinobu Hiranaka.
December 13th 1999-Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Arisawa (22-1, 17) vs Nobutoshi Hiranaka (18-5-1, 11) II
In 1999 Japanese fighters Koji Arisawa and Nobutoshi Hirnaka faced off twice. The first bout saw Arisawa win a decision over Hiranaka, the younger brother of Akinobu Hiranaka, looking to avenge that loss.
August 13th 1995-City Gymnasium, Tagawa, Fukuoka, Japan
Nobutoshi Hiranaka (15-0, 9) Vs Eloy Rojas (31-1-1, 25)
In August 1995 Japanese fighter Nobutoshi Hiranaka had his first world title shot, taking on Venezuelan fighter Eloy Rojas.
October 3rd 1998-Tokyo, Japan
Kengo Nagashima (11-1-1, 8) vs Nobutoshi Hiranaka (17-3-1, 11)
In 1998 Japanese fans saw the then OPBF Super Featherweight champion Kengo Nagashima [長嶋 建吾] battle Nobutoshi Hiranaka [平仲 信敏] , the younger brother of one time world champion Akinobu Hiranaka.
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