February 27th 1996-Tokyo Japan
Setsuo Segawa (7-0, 4) vs Hideki Koike (15-2-1, 12)
In February 1996 former Japanese Super Flyweight champion Hideki Koike [小池英樹] take on the then Japanese Bantamweight champion Setsuo Segawa [川益設男]
July 15th 2000-Tokyo, Japan
Setsuo Segawa (13-2, 6) vs Manabu Fukushima (18-2-1, 13)
In the summer of 2000 Japanese fans saw Olympian Setsuo Segawa fight to become a 2-weight national champion, as he took on Manabu Fukushima for the Japanese Super Bantamweight title.
January 30th 2001- Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Junichi Watanabe (21-3, 18) vs Setsuo Segawa (15-2, 6)
In early 2001 Japanese fight fans saw Junichi Watanabe battle against Setsuo Segawa in a barn burning bout for the Japanese Super Bantamweight title.
August 25th 1998-Tokyo, Japan
Jess Maca (33-16-3, 16) vs Setsuo Segawa (11-0, 6)
In the late 1990's ane early 00's Filipino fighter Jess Maca was a thorn in the side of Japanese boxing, with wins over a number of good Japanese fighters, on Japanese soil. One of the men who tried to beat to stop Maca's run was former amateur standout Setsuo Segawa [川益設男], who challenged Maca for the OPBF Bantamweight title.
February 28th 1995-Tokyo, Japan
Dong Chun Lee (45-8-2, 26) Vs Setsuo Segawa (4-0, 3) I
In 1995 Japanese fans saw the popular Dong Chun Lee, then fighting as Great Kanayama [グレート金山], battle against Setsuo Segawa [瀬川設男] for the first time. Lee a popular Korean based in Japan, was defending the Japanese Bantamweight title for the 8th time. The controversial result of this bout lead to a rematch later in 1995 and sadly Lee passed away due to injuries suffered in that rematch, becoming the first fighter to die following a Japanese title fight.
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