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2002-10-09 [[Salim Medjkoune]] w pts 12 [[Osamu Sato]], National Yoyoki Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Guillermo Perez. Scorecards: 116-112, 117-111, 119-110. Unable to catch the clever challenger who started well by throwing accurate if somewhat light combinations, Sato (122) became the aggressor as he tried to cut the ring down, but played straight into his opponent’s hands. In the sixth, Sato began to make the body his target before being dropped on the bell by a southpaw straight left (ruled a slip) after Medjkoune (122) had opened him up. Although Sato continued to chase Medjkoune, the cool Frenchman stayed on his bike and countered the champion whenever he could to run out a worthy points winner.       
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2002-10-09 [[Salim Medjkoune]] w pts 12 [[Osamu Sato]], National Yoyoki Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Guillermo Perez. Scorecards: 116-112, 117-111, 119-110. Unable to catch the clever challenger who started well by throwing accurate if somewhat light combinations, Sato (122) became the aggressor as he tried to cut the ring down, but played straight into his opponent’s hands. In the sixth, Sato began to make the body his target before being dropped on the bell by a southpaw straight left (ruled a slip) after Medjkoune (122) had opened him up. Although Sato continued to chase Medjkoune, the cool Frenchman stayed on his bike while countering the champion whenever he could to run out a worthy points winner.       
  
 
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Revision as of 12:56, 4 December 2012

2002-10-09 Salim Medjkoune w pts 12 Osamu Sato, National Yoyoki Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Guillermo Perez. Scorecards: 116-112, 117-111, 119-110. Unable to catch the clever challenger who started well by throwing accurate if somewhat light combinations, Sato (122) became the aggressor as he tried to cut the ring down, but played straight into his opponent’s hands. In the sixth, Sato began to make the body his target before being dropped on the bell by a southpaw straight left (ruled a slip) after Medjkoune (122) had opened him up. Although Sato continued to chase Medjkoune, the cool Frenchman stayed on his bike while countering the champion whenever he could to run out a worthy points winner.