1995-04-02 Yasuei Yakushiji w pts 12 Cuahtemoc Gomez, Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, Japan - WBC

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1995-04-02 Yasuei Yakushiji w pts 12 Cuahtemoc Gomez, Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, Japan - WBC. Referee: Frank Cappuccino. Scorecards: 116-112, 117-111, 114-114. Five inches taller than the challenger, Yakushiji (117¾) immediately made his man pay with the jab before opening up in rounds three and four and getting countered with right hands over the top. Following that experience Yakushiji went back to his superior skill in an effort to quell the aggression coming his way, outboxing Gomez (117½) in five of the last eight sessions. Gomez might have done better had he thrown combinations rather than single shots.

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