Date: 3rd January 1967
Venue: Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Title: WBC & WBA World Bantamweight Titles
( 45 - 3 - 0 )
Weight: 117 3/4 lbs
( 36 - 20 - 6 )
Weight: 117 1/4 lbs
Harada successfully defends his WBC & WBA World Bantamweight Titles for the third time with a 15 rounds unanimous points decision over Mexican Jose Medal at The Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.
Scores: Masao Kato 74-67 | Haruo Ishiwatarido 72-67 | Ryoji Kashiwagi 73-67.
Harada won the titles from Brazil's Eder Jofre in May 1965.
Medal inflicted the 3rd defeat on the record of Harada when he stopped the Japanese fighter in the 6th round of a scheduled 10 rounds in September 1963.