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Fighting Harada boxer

Fighting Harada image
Status inactive
Division bantamweight
Height 5′ 3″/160cm
Reach 64″/163cm
Debut 1960-02-21
Born 1943-04-05
Nationality Japan
Residence Tokyo, Japan
bouts
62
won
55
lost
7
draw
0
bouts
62
won
55
lost
7
draw
0
Status inactive
Division bantamweight
Height 5′ 3″/160cm
Reach 64″/163cm
Debut 1960-02-21
Born 1943-04-05
Nationality Japan
Residence Tokyo, Japan

Harada was arguably one of Japan's most popular boxers; his fame reached international status, and Puerto Rico's Wilfredo Gómez declared that Harada was his idol as a child. Harada was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1995. In 2002, he was ranked as the 32nd greatest boxer of the past 80 years by Ring magazine.

Harada was arguably one of Japan's most popular boxers; his fame reached international status, and Puerto Rico's Wilfredo Gómez declared that Harada was his idol as a child. Harada was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1995. In 2002, he was ranked as the 32nd greatest boxer of the past 80 years by Ring magazine.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 6, 1970 Johnny Famechon WWWWWW Metropolitan Gym World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
KO
Oct. 1, 1969 Pat Gonzales WWWWLL Fukui WIN
KO
July 28, 1969 Johnny Famechon WWWWWW Sydney Stadium, Sydney World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
Points
June 4, 1969 Vil Tumulak WWWWWL Nagoya WIN
Unanimous decision
April 2, 1969 Alton Colter LWWWLW LOSS
Split-decision
Dec. 4, 1968 Roy Amolong LLLLDW WIN
KO
Sept. 4, 1968 Nobuo Chiba LWWLWW Sano WIN
KO
June 5, 1968 Dwight Hawkins WWWWWW WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 27, 1968 Lionel Rose WWWWWW Nippon Budokan World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 28, 1967 Soo Bok Kwon LL Okayama City WIN
KO
Sept. 25, 1967 Hajime Taroura LDDDWW Osaka WIN
KO
July 4, 1967 Bernardo Caraballo WWWWDW Nippon Budokan World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 4, 1967 Tiny Palacio DDWLWD Fukuoka WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 3, 1967 Jose Medel WWWWWW Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 25, 1966 Antonio Herrera LWWLWL Osaka WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 1, 1966 Dio Espinosa WLLLLL Sapporo WIN
Unanimous decision
May 31, 1966 Eder Jofre WWWWLD Nippon Budokan World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

World Bantamweight title
WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 15, 1966 Soo Kang Suh DL Nagoya World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

World Bantamweight title
WIN
Points
Nov. 30, 1965 Alan Rudkin WWWWWW Nippon Budokan World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 28, 1965 Katsuo Saito WWWLWL World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

WIN
Points
May 18, 1965 Eder Jofre WWWWWW Aichi Prefectural Gym, Nagoya World Boxing Association World Bantamweight

World Boxing Council World Bantamweight

World Bantamweight title
WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 4, 1965 Dommy Froilan WLLWWW WIN
KO
Oct. 29, 1964 Katsutoshi Aoki WWDWWW WIN
KO
Sept. 17, 1964 Oscar Reyes LWDLWW WIN
Points
July 6, 1964 Ray Asis WWLWWD Sports Arena, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 14, 1964 Somsak Laemfapha LLWLWL Osaka WIN
KO
Jan. 2, 1964 Avelino Estrada LLLDL WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 1963 Emile de Leon WLDWLW WIN
Points
Sept. 26, 1963 Jose Medel WWLWLD LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1963 Dommy Balajada LLLLL WIN
Unanimous decision
June 19, 1963 Thira Lodjarengabe Nagoya WIN
Corner retirement
May 4, 1963 Jose Cejuda WWLWLD Naha WIN
KO
March 21, 1963 Tetsuro Kawai WWDWWW WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 12, 1963 Pone Kingpetch WWWWWL National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 10, 1962 Pone Kingpetch WWWWWW Kokugikan World Boxing Association World Flyweight

WIN
KO
July 23, 1962 Little Rufe WWDWLL WIN
Unanimous decision
June 14, 1962 Edmundo Esparza LLWWWW LOSS
Split-decision
May 3, 1962 Baby Espinosa LLWLLL Korakuen Gym WIN
Points
March 18, 1962 Tadao Kawamura WWWWWL WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 12, 1962 Kozo Nagata LLWLDW WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 10, 1961 Ryoji Shiratori LLLD Nagoya WIN
KO
Oct. 9, 1961 Akio Maki WWWWWL Osaka WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 9, 1961 Sombang Banbung WIN
KO
July 31, 1961 Akio Maki DWWWWW WIN
Corner retirement
June 19, 1961 Shigeru Ito WWWDWW WIN
Unanimous decision
May 1, 1961 Ray Perez LWWLLW WIN
Unanimous decision
March 5, 1961 Yasuo Fujita LWWWWL WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 28, 1961 Riichi Tanaka WWWWWW WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 5, 1961 Tsuyoshi Nakamura WWWLWW WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 24, 1960 Hiroyuki Ebihara WWWWWW WIN
Points
Dec. 11, 1960 Yoshinori Hikita LW WIN
KO
Nov. 7, 1960 Hachiro Arai LDL WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 28, 1960 Sadayoshi Yoshida L WIN
KO
Sept. 1, 1960 Yukio Suzuki WIN
Unanimous decision
July 18, 1960 Masaru Kodangi LL WIN
Corner retirement
June 24, 1960 Kazuo Morita Shinagawa Hall WIN
KO
June 10, 1960 Masatake Ogura WIN
Technical knockout
April 13, 1960 Ken Morita WWLDLW WIN
Unanimous decision
April 4, 1960 Yuichi Noguchi WIN
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1960 Goro Iwamoto Asakusa Hall WIN
KO
March 2, 1960 Mitsuo Motohashi WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 21, 1960 Isami Masui WIN
Technical knockout