Hozumi Hasegawa vs. Fernando Montiel
2010-04-30 : Fernando Montiel 118 lbs beat Hozumi Hasegawa 117¾ lbs by TKO at 2:59 in round 4 of 12
- Location: Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan
- Referee: Laurence Cole
- Judge: Duane Ford 27-30
- Judge: Daniel Van de Wiele 28-29
- Judge: Steve Morrow 28-29
- WBC Bantamweight Title
- WBO Bantamweight Title
Hasegawa was stunned by a left hook from Montiel. He staggered back to the ropes where he became trapped by an onslaught from Montiel, unable to defend himself, prompting a stoppage.
According to WBO, this was indeed sanctioned Montiel's title defense (unification bout). However, the country of Japan did not recognize the IBF or WBO as an organization at that point of time.