Date: 4th January 1964
Venue: Ryogoku Sumo Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Title: WBC & WBA World Super-lightweight Titles
( 33 - 9 - 1 )
Weight: 138 3/4 lbs
( 23 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 139 1/4 lbs
Perkins travelled to Kokugikan, Japan to defend his WBC and WBA World Super-lightweight titles against local hero Takahashi.
Perkins knocked out the Japanese challenger at 1:35 of the 13th round.
Perkins contested three world title battles with Italian Duilio Loi, drawing the first, winning the second, and losing the third.