The Cyber Boxing Zone Newswire
|Bloodied Ryuki Wins a Technical Decision Over Iwasa in Grudge Fight: Joe Koizumi|
July 9, 1999
They fought here last Apr., when Iwasa bled too profusely to continue and the referee declared Ryuki a TKO victor as he saw it produced by the home-towner's legal punches. But it caused a controversy as Iwasa had fought very well prior to the stoppage.
So, their rematch took place with Ryuki, this time, suffering a bad gash, which resulted in the officials taking a technical decision. Ryuki was obviously winning on points, so he was rendered a technical decision.
Ryuki, a lefty upright stylist, is 8-0, 5 KOs. Iwasa fell to 23-8-3, 16 KOs.
Ryuki, also the OPBF top contender, was scheduled to fight the WBC #8 ranked Tiger Ari in Osaka on Oct. 7. But Ryuki's cut was so severe as to require another surgery in addition to a temporary treatment in the dressing room. He is to have the cut sewed again and will not be able to resume sparring sessions for months. Finally, the OPBF elimination bout caused by former champ Kengo Nagashima's relinquishment was postponed until Nov. 29.
KIYOSHI ADACHI KO6R KASHIWAGI
Adachi improved to 16-4-1, 10 KOs. Kashiwagi fell to 6-4-1, 3 KOs.
Harada Promotions. (not by Fighting Harada but by Jitsuo Harada of Osaka) (7-9-99)
MURAKOSHI FINISHES FILIPINO TERADO
July 11, 1999
Murakoshi, 14-5-2, 12 KOs, previously failed to win the OPBF super-fly title from Raffy Montalban and the Japanese national title from sensational lefty Akihiko Nago, but showed good performances to go the distance. This boy is durable, and can punch despite his lack of finesse. Mitsuyama Promotions. (7-11-99)
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