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Yosuke Nishijima boxer

Yosuke Nishijima image
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Reach 73″/185cm
Debut 1992-03-26
Born 1973-05-15
Nationality Japan
Residence Los Angeles, California, USA
bouts
27
won
24
lost
2
draw
1
bouts
27
won
24
lost
2
draw
1
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Reach 73″/185cm
Debut 1992-03-26
Born 1973-05-15
Nationality Japan
Residence Los Angeles, California, USA

Debuting as a professional boxer on March 26, 1992 Nishijima compiled a 24–2–1 record, and over the course of his career, won the WBO NABO cruiserweight title, the OPBF cruiserweight title and the World Boxing Federation Cruiserweight title. His last boxing bout, a two-round TKO loss to Cecil McKenzie in a California State Cruiserweight title fight, took place on July 10, 2003.On February 26, 2006 Nishijima debuted in mixed martial arts, at PRIDE 31, taking on Mark Hunt and losing by KO.

Debuting as a professional boxer on March 26, 1992 Nishijima compiled a 24–2–1 record, and over the course of his career, won the WBO NABO cruiserweight title, the OPBF cruiserweight title and the World Boxing Federation Cruiserweight title. His last boxing bout, a two-round TKO loss to Cecil McKenzie in a California State Cruiserweight title fight, took place on July 10, 2003.On February 26, 2006 Nishijima debuted in mixed martial arts, at PRIDE 31, taking on Mark Hunt and losing by KO.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 10, 2003 Cecil McKenzie LDLWWW HP Pavilion, San Jose USA California State Cruiserweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 29, 2002 Miguel Aquila LLDLLW Radisson Hotel, Sacramento WIN
DQ
Nov. 30, 2001 Darren Whitley WWDLWW Hilton Hotel, Reno DRAW
Majority decision
Sept. 13, 1999 Anthony Moore LWWWDW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
Split-decision
July 26, 1999 Ken Hulsey WWLWLL Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
June 21, 1999 Ulysses Boulware WLLWWL Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
March 22, 1999 Aljenon DeBose LWLWLW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
KO
March 19, 1998 Eduardo Ayala LLLLWD Civic Center, Carson WIN
Points
July 11, 1997 Brian LaSpada LWDLWL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1996 Hussain Shah WLLLDW World Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1996 Peter Kinsella WWWWWL Kyoto vacant OPBF Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 15, 1996 Todd McPhee WWWWWL Riverside Resort & Casino, Laughlin WIN
Corner retirement
May 9, 1996 Jerry Halstead WLLWW WIN
Points
Oct. 9, 1995 Leonardo Aguilar WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 7, 1995 Krishna Wainwright LWLLLL Yokohama World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
May 27, 1995 Gary Butler LWLLWL World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 19, 1995 John Kiser LWLDWW Burbank World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 20, 1994 Keith McMurray LLLWLW World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 17, 1994 Andre Sherrod LLLLLL Osaka World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
July 21, 1994 Kennedy McCullough WLWLLL Irvine World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
March 7, 1994 Jeon Griffin LL World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 15, 1993 David Mendez LWLWLW Great Western Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Organisation NABO Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1993 Ken Milligan LWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Majority decision
Aug. 3, 1993 Derrick Edwards WLLLLW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
March 18, 1993 Tim Thomas WIN
KO
Oct. 29, 1992 Public Akihiko Omiya WIN
KO
March 26, 1992 Ron Smith WIN
KO