Hiroyuki Ebihara

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Hiroyuki Ebihara (海老原 博幸 Ebihara Hiroyuki?, March 26, 1940 – April 20, 1991) was a Japanese world-champion flyweight boxer from Fussa, Tokyo. His record includes 62 wins (33 KOs), 5 losses, and 1 draw. He was the first world flyweight champion certified by the World Boxing Council, and he was also certified by the World Boxing Association and The Ring. Yuri Arbachakov used the ring name Yuri Ebihara in honor of him and the Pokémon エビワラー (Ebiwarā?, Ebiwalar), known as Hitmonchan in the English-speaking world, is named after him.

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Preceded by
Pone Kingpetch
World Flyweight Champion
18 Sep 1963– 23 Jan 1964
Succeeded by
Pone Kingpetch
Preceded by
Horacio Accavallo
Retires
WBA Flyweight Champion
30 Mar 1969– 19 Oct 1969
Succeeded by
Bernabe Villacampo