Takashi Koshimoto vs. Rodolfo Lopez
2006-07-30 : Rodolfo Lopez 126 lbs beat Takashi Koshimoto 126 lbs by TKO at 2:49 in round 7 of 12
- Location: Marine Messe, Fukuoka, Japan
- Referee: Ian John-Lewis
- Judge: Ed Kugler 57-57
- Judge: Larry O'Connell 57-57
- Judge: Jack Woodburn 57-57
- World Boxing Council Featherweight Title (Koshimoto's 1st defense)
- Time: 2:49
- Weights: 126 lbs (each)
- Koshimoto lost the title in his first defense when the Mexican challenger landed a flurry of punches in the seventh round, forcing Lewis to stop the bout.
- As Lewis stepped in to wave the fight off, Koshimoto fell forward into Lewis's arms, and then sank to his knees. Medical personnel quickly moved into the ring, placed Koshimoto on a stretcher and carried him out of the arena.
- Koshimoto announced his retirement from boxing soon after the fight.