January 26th 2019-Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Takeshi Inoue (13-0-1, 7) vs Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26)
In January 2019 we saw unbeaten Japanese fighter Takeshi Inoue [井上 岳志] travel to the US to challenge WBO Light Middleweight champion Jaime Munguia.
March 9th 2019-Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, USA
Dmitry Bivol (15-0, 11) vs Joe Smith Jr (24-2, 20)
Last year Light we saw WBA Light Heavyweight Dmitry Bivol take on heavy handed American challenger Joe Smith Jr
October 5th 2019-Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
Ali Akhmedov (15-0, 11) vs Andrew Hernandez (20-7-2, 9)
In 2019 unbeaten Kazakh Super Middleweight prospect Ali Akhmedov [Али Ахмедов] took on Andrew Hernandez as part of a notable show on DAZN.
August 4th 2020-DiaMond, Minsk, Belarus
Zhan Kossobutskiy (13-0, 12) vs Kamil Sokolowski (9-17-2, 3)
Earlier today unbeaten Kazakh Heavyweight hopeful Zhan Kossobutskiy [Жан Кособуцкий] faced off with the under-rated Kamil Sokolowski in Minsk.
April 5th 2008-Burg-Waechter Castello, Duesseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Gennady Golovkin (10-0, 9) vs Ian Gardner (20-3, 8)
In 2008 the then rising Gennady Golovkin took on Canadian southpaw Ian Gardner. For years this bout was assumed lost but recent footage did surface of the contest in full, and it is a lot more interesting than many of Golovkin's early career bouts.
August 24th 2007-Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Jin Ki Jung (3-3) vs Kyung Jin Son (6-5-1, 4)
In 2007 Korean fight fans in Seoul had the chance to catch a Korean Flyweight title bout as Jin Ki Jung and Kyung Jin Son battled for the vacant title.
May 31st 2002-Elorde Sports Center, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Nonito Donaire (3-1, 2) vs Noel Alma (0-0)
In 2002 a very young Nonito Donaire took on the debuting Noel Alma at the Elorde Sports Center
May 31st 2008-Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Z Gorres (27-2-2, 15) vs Nick Otieno (15-1, 5)
In May 2008 Filipino hopeful Z Gorres tried to bounce back from his controversial draw against Vic Darchinyan just a few months earlier. In the opposite corner to Gorres was Kenyan tough guy Nick Otieno.
October 3rd 2009-Cuneta Astrodome, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Milan Melindo (18-0, 5) vs Jose Guadalupe Martinez (13-1-1, 13)
In October 2009 a then 21 year old Milan Melindo took on the hard hitting Jose Guadalupe Martinez, who had stopped his last 10 opponents in a row.
May 30th 2009-Edogawa Sports Center, Tokyo, Japan
Tomoki Kameda (6-0, 5) vs Tatsuhiro Kumobayashi (5-1, 2)
One of the big complaints of the Kameda's early in their career's was that they avoided domestic competition. In fact it took until Tomoki Kameda [亀田和毅] had had 6 fights before he faced a domestic foe. That opponent was Tatsuhiro Kumobayashi [雲林龍広], who was the first non-Mexican that Kameda went up against.
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