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List of famous boxers from Japan, listed alphabetically with photos of the boxers when available. Japan has produced some very talented boxers over the years, including heavyweights, light heavyweights, cruiserweights, featherweights and flyweights. These are some of the best Japanese boxers to ever live, so if you're a native of Japan and are aspiring to box professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular boxer from Japan then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list contains boxers like Yasutsune Uehara and Akinobu Hiranaka.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Japanese boxers?" and "Which boxers are from Japan?"

You can click on the names of these legendary boxers of Japan in order to get more information about each one. If you box or just love the sport then use this list of talented Japanese boxers to find some new athletes to watch.

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Fighting Harada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Masao Ohba is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Masao Ohba Died at 24 (1949-1973)

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Yoshio Shirai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yoshio Shirai Died at 80 (1923-2003)

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Kuniaki Shibata is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Guts Ishimatsu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Katsuo Tokashiki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Akinobu Hiranaka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Yasuei Yakushiji is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yasuei Yakushiji age 49

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Satoshi Shimizu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Satoshi Shimizu age 31

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Takefumi Sakata is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Takefumi Sakata age 37

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Katsunari Takayama is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Katsunari Takayama age 34

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Kōki Kameda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Kōki Kameda age 31

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Daisuke Naito is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Daisuke Naito age 43

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Hiroshi Kawashima is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima age 47

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Joichiro Tatsuyoshi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Joichiro Tatsuyoshi age 47

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Koichi Wajima is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Koichi Wajima age 74

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Celes Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Masashi Kudo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Masashi Kudo age 66

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Hideki Todaka is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Hideki Todaka age 44

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Shozo Saijo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Shozo Saijo age 70

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Hideyuki Ohashi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Hideyuki Ohashi age 52

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Takanori Hatakeyama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Takanori Hatakeyama age 42

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Toshiaki Nishioka is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Toshiaki Nishioka age 41

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Hiroki Ioka is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Hiroki Ioka age 48

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Yōsuke Nishijima is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yōsuke Nishijima age 44

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Yasutsune Uehara is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yasutsune Uehara age 68

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Yoko Gushiken is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yoko Gushiken age 62

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Katsushige Kawashima is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Katsushige Kawashima age 43

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Yoshiaki Numata is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yoshiaki Numata age 72

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Masatsugu Kawachi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Masatsugu Kawachi age 32

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Satoshi Shingaki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Satoshi Shingaki age 53

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Takashi Koshimoto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Takashi Koshimoto age 46

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Daiki Kameda is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Daiki Kameda age 28

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Hiroyuki Enoki is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Hiroyuki Enoki age 38

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Takahiro Ao is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Takahiro Ao age 33

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Yusuke Kobori is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Yusuke Kobori age 36

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Iwao Hakamada is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Iwao Hakamada age 81

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Nobuo Nashiro is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Nobuo Nashiro age 36

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Katsuya Onizuka is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan

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Shinji Takehara is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Boxers from Japan
Shinji Takehara age 45