Yutaka Niida

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Yutaka Niida
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Name: Yutaka Niida
Born: 1978-10-02
Birthplace: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Hometown: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 1½″   /   156cm
Reach: 62½″   /   159cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Mitsunori Seki

Announced retirement from boxing on 10/19/2001 undefeated, just two months after winning the WBA minimumweight title. He said the decision was made after suffering from lumbago for some time and adding that he no longer had the motivation to be a fighter. Returned to boxing in July 2003, losing his first fight to Noel Arambulet in a bid for the WBA minimumweight title. Regained the title by beating Arambulet in a rematch in July 2004.


Preceded by:
Chana Porpaoin
WBA Minimumweight Champion
2001 Aug 25 – 2001 Oct 19
Retired
Succeeded by:
Keitaro Hoshino
Preceded by:
Noel Arambulet
Stripped
(failed to make weight)
WBA Minimumweight Champion
2004 Jul 3 – 2008 Sep 15
Succeeded by:
Roman Gonzalez