2005-04-16 Yutaka Niida w pts 12 Jae-Won Kim, Nihon Budokan Martial Arts Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA

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2005-04-16 Yutaka Niida w pts 12 Jae-Won Kim, Nihon Budokan Martial Arts Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Mark Nelson. Scorecards: 117-112, 118-110, 119-111. Right through to the eighth it was Kim (105) who forced the action, but with the champion countering splendidly with solid rights and left hooks he was the one taking most of the rounds. From the eighth onwards, Niida (105) came on strong, belting in combinations to head and body, and although Kim stood his ground it took the man from Japan into an unassailable lead that he never let go of.