Takashi Koshimoto

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Birthday
5, 1971
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
5, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Japan

About

WBC Featherweight Champion from January-July 2006, became the oldest Japanese boxer to win a world title at 35 years old.

Before Fame

He played baseball as a teenager but took up boxing after his father founded a boxing gym.

Trivia

He took over for his father at the head of the Fukuoka Boxing Gym after retirement from fighting.

Family Life

His father, Hidetake Koshimoto, was previously head of the Fukuoka Boxing Gym.

Associated With

He and Mexican fighter Salvador Sanchez have both been WBC Featherweight champions.