1978-01-04 Miguel Canto w pts 15 Shoji Oguma, City Gym, Tokyo, Japan - WBC
1978-01-04 Miguel Canto w pts 15 Shoji Oguma, City Gym, Tokyo, Japan - WBC. Referee: Jay Edson. Scorecards: 147-146, 147-145, 145-148. A very close contest saw an absorbing mix of abilities. While the challenger, Oguma (111¾), made the running, it was the left-hand skills of Canto (111¾) that kept him in the lead. Despite being cut by the right eye in the 14th round and under pressure in the last, Canto held on to retain the title.