Akinobu Hiranaka

Boxer

1963 –

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Who is Akinobu Hiranaka?

Akinobu Hiranaka is a former boxer in the Light welterweight division. He won the WBA Light welterweight title in 1992 and competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

He is one of the few Japanese champions that lacked financial backing from large gyms or television companies, and he had to personally negotiate with opponents to land a shot at the world title.

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Born
Nov 14, 1963
Yaese
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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