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2002-08-26 [[Masamori Tokuyama]] w rsc 6 [[Erik Lopez]], Super Arena, Saitama, Japan - WBC. Referee: Frank Cappuccino. Retaining the title for the fifth time, the taller Tokuyama (114¾) made such good use of the left uppercut that Lopez (115), unable to get into range due to the champion’s ability to keep on the outside, was pulled out of the fight by the referee at the end of the sixth when his right eye was completely closed.  
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2002-08-26 [[Masamori Tokuyama]] w rsc 6 [[Erik Lopez]], Super Arena, Saitama, Japan - WBC. Referee: Frank Cappuccino. Retaining the title for the fifth time, the taller Tokuyama (114¾) made such good use of the left uppercut that Lopez (115) was pulled out of the fight by the referee at the end of the sixth when his right eye was completely closed. Lopez was never able to get into range due to the champion’s ability to keep on the outside. 
  
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Latest revision as of 16:12, 12 March 2013

2002-08-26 Masamori Tokuyama w rsc 6 Erik Lopez, Super Arena, Saitama, Japan - WBC. Referee: Frank Cappuccino. Retaining the title for the fifth time, the taller Tokuyama (114¾) made such good use of the left uppercut that Lopez (115) was pulled out of the fight by the referee at the end of the sixth when his right eye was completely closed. Lopez was never able to get into range due to the champion’s ability to keep on the outside.