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1955-05-30 [[Pascual Perez]] w co 5 (15) [[Yoshio Shirai]], Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - WORLD. Referee: Haruo Ishiwatarido. A battered wreck that was once a world champion, Shirai (111½), who had been given a real working over, was counted out at 2.59 of round five immediately prior to the bell. It had been Perez (108¼) all the way and Shirai announced his retirement afterwards.  
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1955-05-30 [[Pascual Perez]] w co 5 (15) [[Yoshio Shirai]], Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - WORLD. Referee: Haruo Ishiwatarido. A battered wreck that was once a world champion, Shirai (111½), who had been given a real working over by Perez (108¼), was counted out at 2.59 of round five immediately prior to the bell. It came as no surprise when Shirai announced his retirement immediately afterwards.  
  
On a number of occasions, Perez risked being stripped when allowing his opponent to make less than eight stone without contractual conditions in place. One such fight was when he outpointed [[Danny Kid]] (111¼) over ten rounds at the Luna Park Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina on 22 October.  
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On a number of occasions, Perez risked being stripped when allowing his opponents to make less than eight stone without contractual conditions in place. One such fight was when he outpointed [[Danny Kid]] (111¼) over ten rounds at the Luna Park Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina on 22 October.  
  
 
[[Category: 1955 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1955 Title Contests]]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:48, 6 March 2013

1955-05-30 Pascual Perez w co 5 (15) Yoshio Shirai, Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - WORLD. Referee: Haruo Ishiwatarido. A battered wreck that was once a world champion, Shirai (111½), who had been given a real working over by Perez (108¼), was counted out at 2.59 of round five immediately prior to the bell. It came as no surprise when Shirai announced his retirement immediately afterwards.

On a number of occasions, Perez risked being stripped when allowing his opponents to make less than eight stone without contractual conditions in place. One such fight was when he outpointed Danny Kid (111¼) over ten rounds at the Luna Park Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina on 22 October.