|09-06-2009, 12:29 AM||#11|
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Anyways, there have been a lot of top class Asian boxers throughout history. Just because they're small doesn't mean they can't fight.
|09-06-2009, 12:42 AM||#12|
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Ceferino Garcia (welterweight/ middleweight) - Filipino
100 wins (65 KOs), 27 losses, 9 draws.
Memorable fights: Lost on decision to and also held the immortal Henry Armstrong to a draw., in two encounters.
Credited with inventing the "Bolo Punch", now illegal.
Pancho Villa-(Fly/ Bantam) - Filipino
Died at the age of 23, soon after facing Jimmy McLarnin with a swollen jaw, an infected tooth having been extracted just hours before he climbed the ring.
Won the world fly title from Jimmy Wilde at the Polo Grounds in 1923. Wilde had only two losses going into the fight.
Fighting Harada (Fly/Bantam/Feather) Japanese
Won the WBA Fly title from Pone Kingpetch of Thailand by TKO11.
Gabriel "Flash" Elorde (Jr. Lightweight) - Filipino
Acknowledged as the first, widely recognized, Jr. Lightweight world title holder (the division had just been created) after trashing Harold Gomes.
Khaosai Galaxy (Bantamweight) - Thailander
Known as the Thai Tyson, Galaxy dominated the junior bantamweight division from 1984 until his retirement in 1991. He defended the title 19 times (16 KO). He ended his career with a record of 50-1 (44 KO).
|09-06-2009, 01:31 AM||#13|
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