1997-12-23 Satoshi Iida w pts 12 Yokthai Sithoar, Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya, Japan - WBA

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1997-12-23 Satoshi Iida w pts 12 Yokthai Sithoar, Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya, Japan - WBA. Referee: Enzo Montero. Scorecards: 115-112, 115-111, 114-113. Challenging for the title, Iida (115) dropped Sithoar (114¾) with a southpaw left in the first round before piling up the points until having to resist a late surge in the last three sessions. Sithoar, who had been deducted two points for misdemeanours, was well behind on the scorecards at the final bell.