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. In September 18, 1963, he won the Lineal, WBA, WBC and The Ring flyweight titles when he knocked out Pone Kingpetch in Tokyo, Japan. 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.[1]

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  1. ^ "HIROYUKI EBIHARA". The 13th Round. 

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Achievements
Preceded by
Pone Kingpetch
WBA Flyweight Champion
WBC Flyweight Champion
The Ring Flyweight Champion
Lineal 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