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Shoji Oguma vs Chan Hee Park 3

Shoji Oguma vs Chan Hee Park 3

Date: 3rd February 1981

Venue: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Title: WBC World Flyweight Title

Promoted by: Shin Nihon Kimura Promotions

Shoji Oguma
( 35 - 8 - 1 )
Weight: 112 lbs

Chan Hee Park
( 15 - 2 - 2 )
Weight: 112 lbs

Oguma and Park met on three occasions in a nine-month period, each time with the WBC world flyweight title at stake. Their first meeting was in Seoul, South Korea when Oguma knocked out local man Park in 9 rounds to become a two-time world champion, having previously won this same title in 1974 against Venezuelan Betulio Gonzalez.

Their second meeting took place in Sendai, Japan and this time Oguma won by split decision.

Oguma vs Park III resulted in a split decision win at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo for the champion.

Scores: Harold Buck 143-143 | Duane Ford 145-140 | Chuck Hassett 144-141.


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