Akinobu Hiranaka


Birthday November 14, 1963

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Japan

Age 60 years old

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Japanese fighter who won the WBA Light Welterweight title in 1992 and competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Before Fame

He won an amateur boxing tournament in high school and continued boxing at Nippon University.


He began running the Hiranaka Boxing School Gym in Okinawa and has taught at Seido Kaikan.

Family Life

His younger brother Hiranaka is also a fighter.

Associated With

He and Guyana-born fighter Vivian Harris are both former WBA Light Welterweight champions.