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Miguel Canto vs Shoji Oguma

Miguel Canto vs Shoji Oguma

Date: 4th January 1978

Venue: City Sogo Gym, Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan

Title: WBC World Flyweight Title

Miguel Canto
( 53 - 4 - 3 )
Weight: 111 1/2 lbs

Shoji Oguma
( 29 - 5 - 0 )
Weight: 111 1/2 lbs


Canto made a successful 11th defence of his WBC World Flyweight title at City Sogo Gym, Koriyama, Japan by way of a split decision over Shoji Oguma.

Scores: Jay Edson 147-146 | Jose M Escalante 147-145 | Takeo Ugo 145-148.

Canto had won the title from Oguma in Japan 3 years earlier (1975-01-8) with a majority decision win.

In his 12th defence, Canto returned to Japan again and took on Oguma for a third time, winning this time by unanimous decision.




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