Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao & Naoya “Monster” Inoue Lead Best Asians!

By Boxing News - 08/22/2022 - Comments

By Ken Hissner: Six division world champion Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao, 62-8-3 with 39 stoppages of the Philippines, is probably the greatest Asian boxer of all time. Many publications rank him P4P as one of the very best in the world.

The current three-division world champion holding the WBC, WBA, and IBF World Bantamweight championship belts, Naoya “Monster” Inoue, 23-0 with 20 stoppages of Japan, is by many the hardest puncher today.

Japan’s Flyweight and Bantamweight world champion Fighting Harada, 55-7-5 with 22 stoppages, was the first to defeat Brazil’s Eder Jofre, 46-0-3, for his bantamweight world title.

Japan’s World Flyweight champion Yoshio Shirai, 46-8-4 with 18 stoppages, lost his title to Pascual Perez.

Japan’s Sadao Yaoita, 53-11-2 with seven stoppages, defeated world champion Pascual Perez in a non-title but lost in a title fight.

Thailand’s WBA Super Flyweight champion Khaosai Galaxy, 47-1 with 40 stoppages, had 19 defenses. 3-time world Flyweight champion Pone Kingpetch, 28-7, with nine stoppages, defeated Argentina’s all-time great Pascual Perez for the title.

Currently, Thailand has WBA world Mini champion Thammanoon Nyyomtrong 24-0 with nine stoppages. Also, WBC World Mini champion Chayaphon Moonsri, 55-3 with 19 stoppages, was 54-0 when he lost to another Thai in Panya Padabsri, 38-1 with 23 stoppages twice for the WBC Mini title.

South Korea’s Ki Soo Kim, 33-2-2 with 17 stoppages, lost to Nino Benvenutti in the 1960 Olympics but defeated him in 1966 for his Middleweight title.

Philippines current Five division world champion Nonito Donaire, 42-7 with 28 stoppages.

NYSAC Middleweight champion Ceferino “Predo” Garcia, 121-30-14 with 77 stoppages.

World Flyweight champion Poncho Villa, 77-4-4 with 22 stoppages from the Philippines.

Super World Featherweight champion Flash Elorde, 89-27-1 with 33 stoppages, lost to my all-time favorite boxer Carlos Ortiz for his lightweight champion.

Japan’s Teruo Kosaka, 63-9-2 with 16 stoppages, twice lost to Flash Elorde for his world super featherweight title.

South Korea’s WBA Flyweight champion Myung-Woo Yuh, 38-1 with 14 stoppages, had 18 defenses.

Indonesia’s WBA World Featherweight champion Chris John, 48-1-3 with 22 stoppages, had 17 defenses losing his final fight.

China’s current heavyweight Zhilei Zhang, 24-1-1 with 19 stoppages, won the Olympic Silver Medal, losing this weekend for his first loss.

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