1983-09-11 Jeff Chandler w rsc 10 (15) Eijiro Murata, Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA

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1983-09-11 Jeff Chandler w rsc 10 (15) Eijiro Murata, Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Isidro Rodriguez. Giving Murata (118) another crack at the title, Chandler (118) hammered his old rival with every punch in the book, knocking him down in the second and third rounds with heavy rights prior to taking him apart with six rounds to go. Behind on the scorecards, Murata, his right eye badly swollen, was floored three times in the tenth before the referee rescued him on the 1.54 mark.