1992-12-11 Katsuya Onizuka w pts 12 Armando Castro, Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan - WBA

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1992-12-11 [[Katsuya Onizuka]] w pts 12 [[Armando Castro]], Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Steve Smoger. Scorecards: 119-113, 118-111, 119-108. Although Castro (115) started well, hurting Onizuka (115) with an overarm right in the first, the champion quickly got his act together, scoring with jabs and straight rights to pile up the points thereafter, round after round. Castro, who was gashed over the left eye in the seventh, gamely kept going and rallied briefly on occasion. Despite showing plenty of heart, Castro was never able to overcome the improving Onizuka’s five-inch reach advantage and went down by a wide margin on the scorecards.   
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1992-12-11 [[Katsuya Onizuka]] w pts 12 [[Armando Castro]], Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Steve Smoger. Scorecards: 119-113, 118-111, 119-108. Although Castro (115) started well, hurting Onizuka (115) with an overarm right in the first, the champion quickly got his act together, scoring with jabs and straight rights to pile up the points thereafter, round after round. Castro, who was gashed over the left eye in the seventh, gamely kept going and rallied briefly on occasion. Despite showing plenty of heart Castro was never able to overcome the improving Onizuka’s five-inch reach advantage, going down by a wide margin on the scorecards.   
  
 
[[Category: 1992 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1992 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Bantamweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Junior Bantamweight Division]]

Revision as of 17:13, 14 November 2012

1992-12-11 Katsuya Onizuka w pts 12 Armando Castro, Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Steve Smoger. Scorecards: 119-113, 118-111, 119-108. Although Castro (115) started well, hurting Onizuka (115) with an overarm right in the first, the champion quickly got his act together, scoring with jabs and straight rights to pile up the points thereafter, round after round. Castro, who was gashed over the left eye in the seventh, gamely kept going and rallied briefly on occasion. Despite showing plenty of heart Castro was never able to overcome the improving Onizuka’s five-inch reach advantage, going down by a wide margin on the scorecards.

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