2000-08-27 Masamori Tokuyama w pts 12 In-Joo Cho, Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBC

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2000-08-27 [[Masamori Tokuyama]] w pts 12 [[In-Joo Cho]], Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBC. Referee: Lupe Garcia. Scorecards: 119-107, 117-109, 116-110. Having cut Cho (115) over the left eye in the second and then dropped him with a left-right combination in the fourth, Tokuyuma (114¾) became the first North Korean to win a world title after boxing his way to a clear points win over his South Korean rival. Although Cho came back well at times it was never enough, the new champion being too fast and too elusive.   
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2000-08-27 [[Masamori Tokuyama]] w pts 12 [[In-Joo Cho]], Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBC. Referee: Lupe Garcia. Scorecards: 119-107, 117-109, 116-110. Having cut Cho (115) over the left eye in the second and then dropping him with a left-right combination in the fourth, Tokuyuma (114¾) became the first North Korean to win a world title after boxing his way to a clear points win over his South Korean rival. Although Cho came back well at times it was never enough, the new champion being too fast and too elusive.   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:35, 12 March 2013

2000-08-27 Masamori Tokuyama w pts 12 In-Joo Cho, Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBC. Referee: Lupe Garcia. Scorecards: 119-107, 117-109, 116-110. Having cut Cho (115) over the left eye in the second and then dropping him with a left-right combination in the fourth, Tokuyuma (114¾) became the first North Korean to win a world title after boxing his way to a clear points win over his South Korean rival. Although Cho came back well at times it was never enough, the new champion being too fast and too elusive.

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