1959-08-10 Pascual Perez w pts 15 Kenji Yonekura, The Gym, Tokyo, Japan - WORLD
1959-08-10 Pascual Perez w pts 15 Kenji Yonekura, The Gym, Tokyo, Japan - WORLD. Referee: Joaquin Arvas. Scorecards: 150-137, 145-139, 146-140. Dominating the fight, having floored his rival for a seven count in the second round, Perez (107½) again proved his amazing powers of stamina and clever strategy. Yonekura (111¾), who was cut over the right eye in the sixth, tried his utmost and landed some heavy punches, but it was not enough to win the championship.