1989-12-10 Mark Breland w rsc 4 Fujio Ozaki, Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA
1989-12-10 Mark Breland w rsc 4 Fujio Ozaki, Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Julio Alvarado. Proving much too clever for his challenger and six inches to the good, Breland (146¼) used speedy left jabs and solid overarm rights to undo his man in the opening two sessions, having hurt him with the first worthwhile punch of the contest. Although Ozaki (146¾) began his fight-back in the third, having easily avoided the wild punches coming his way towards the end of the round Breland had opened up a bad cut on the Jap’s right eye. After coming out for the fourth with his damaged eye patched up within moments Ozaki had been caught again by stinging lefts, and with the eye pouring blood the ringside doctor advised the referee to make the stoppage with just 35 seconds on the clock.