Hirofumi Mukai

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Hirofumi Mukai
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Real nameHirofumi Mukai
Weight(s) Flyweight
Super Flyweight
Bantamweight
Height5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Nationality Japanese
Born (1985-12-04) December 4, 1985 (age 34)
Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
Boxing record
Total fights21
Wins13
Wins by KO3
Losses5
Draws3

Hirofumi Mukai (向井 寛史, Mukai Hirofumi, born December 4, 1985, in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese professional boxer in the Super Flyweight division, having started his career in the Flyweight division. [1] He was a 2 times world title challenger. [2]

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Professional career

Mukai challenged Pongsaklek Wonjongkam with the WBC Flyweight title on the line on December 23, 2011, but the fight ended in a first round technical draw, so Wonjongkam retained the title. [3]

Mukai holds wins over former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro who was the WBC, The Ring and Lineal Flyweight World Champion, as well as world title contender. [4]

Mukai faced champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on November 15, 2013 with the WBC Super Flyweight title on the line, but lost when his corner threw in the towel in the ninth of twelve rounds. [5]

In November 2016, Hirofumi Mukai defeated world title contender Tanawat Phonnaku to claim Tso’s vacated WBO Asia-Pacific Junior Bantamweight title. [6]

On March 11, 2017, he lost the WBO Asia-Pacific title to Rex Tso.

Professional boxing record

13 Wins (3 knockout, 10 decisions), 5 Losses, 3 Draws [7]
Res.RecordOpponentTypeRd., TimeDateLocationNotes
Loss13-5-3 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Rex Tso TKO8 (12)2015-09-16 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, SARLost WBO Asia Pacific super-flyweight title;
For WBC Asian Boxing Council and WBO International super-flyweight titles
Win13-4-3 Flag of Thailand.svg Tanawat Phonnaku TKO22016-11-23 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi SportsCenter, Osaka, Osaka, Japan, Osaka Won vacant WBO Asia-Pacific Junior Bantamweight title.
Draw12-4-3 Flag of Japan.svg Ryotaro KawabataTD32016-07-31 Flag of Japan.svg Satsukiyama Gym, Ikeda, Osaka, Japan
Win12-4-2 Flag of Japan.svg Toshikuni WakeTKO72016-03-20 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi SportsCenter, Osaka, Osaka, Japan, Osaka
Loss11-4-2 Flag of Japan.svg Shohei OmoriTKO6 (10), 1:372015-09-16 Flag of Japan.svg Shimazu Arena, Kyoto For Japanese Bantamweight title.
Win11-3-2 Flag of Japan.svg Konosuke TomiyamaUD82015-04-19 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka
Win10-3-2 Flag of the Philippines.svg Marjohn YapUD82014-08-03 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka
Draw9-3-2 Flag of Japan.svg Myung Ho LeeSD82014-03-30 Flag of Japan.svg IMP Hall, Osaka
Loss9-3-1 Flag of Thailand.svg Srisaket Sor Rungvisai TKO9 (12), 1:442013-11-15 Flag of Thailand.svg Provincial Stadium, Nakhon Ratchasima For WBC Super Flyweight title.
Win9-2-1 Flag of South Korea.svg Bum-Young LeeUD62013-08-23 Flag of Thailand.svg Siam Park, Bangkok
Loss8-2-1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Mark Anthony Geraldo KO2 (10), 3:042013-04-07 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka
Win8-1-1 Flag of Thailand.svg Saenmuangloei KokietgymUD82012-09-01 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi SportsCenter, Osaka
Win7-1-1 Flag of Thailand.svg Witcharapol KiatprapatUD62012-06-10 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka
Win6-1-1 Flag of Thailand.svg Khunkhiri Wor WisaruthTKO5 (8), 1:142012-04-15 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka
Draw5-1-1 Flag of Thailand.svg Pongsaklek Wonjongkam TD1 (12), 0:472011-12-23 Flag of Thailand.svg 11th Inf Reg, Bangkok For WBC Flyweight title.
Loss5-1 Flag of the Philippines.svg Rocky Fuentes UD122011-08-20 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka For OPBF Flyweight title.
Win5-0 Flag of the Philippines.svg Sonny Boy Jaro UD102011-02-05 Flag of Japan.svg Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka
Win4-0 Flag of Indonesia.svg Anis CeunfinUD82010-10-11 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka
Win3-0 Flag of South Korea.svg Jin-Man JeonUD82010-05-08 Flag of Japan.svg Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka
Win2-0 Flag of Japan.svg Kenta OmaeUD62009-09-30 Flag of Japan.svg Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka
Win1-0 Flag of Japan.svg Toru UemuraMD62009-08-01 Flag of Japan.svg Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka Professional debut.

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References

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  2. http://www.ringnews24.com/2017/01/23/asian-faces-hirofumi-mukai/#.WMQJFPnytJQ
  3. http://www.boxingscene.com/headbutt-ends-wonjongkam-mukai-title-fight-one-round--47714
  4. http://www.ringnews24.com/2017/01/23/asian-faces-hirofumi-mukai/#.WMQJFPnytJQ
  5. http://www.boxingscene.com/srisaket-sor-rungvisai-retains-wbc-belt-stops-mukai--71710
  6. http://rough.asia/news/rex-tso-hopeful-of-world-title-shot-in-2017/
  7. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-21. Retrieved 2013-09-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)