Hiroyuki Ebihara

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Hiroyuki Ebihara
Statistics
Real nameHiroyuki Matsuda
Weight(s)Flyweight
Height5 ft. 4 in. (163 cm.)
NationalityJapan Japanese
Born(1940-03-26)March 26, 1940
Fussa, Tokyo, Japan
DiedApril 20, 1991(1991-04-20) (aged 51)
Tokyo, Japan
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights68
Wins62
Wins by KO33
Losses5
Draws1

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 Os), 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 Ebiwalar (エビワラー, Ebiwarā), 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
September 18, 1963 - January 23, 1964
Succeeded by
Pone Kingpetch
Inaugural Champion WBC flyweight Champion
September 18, 1963 - January 23, 1964
Preceded by
Pone Kingpetch
Lineal flyweight Champion
September 18, 1963 - January 23, 1964
The Ring flyweight champion
September 18, 1963 - January 23, 1964
Inaugural Champion Undisputed flyweight champion
September 18, 1963 - January 23, 1964
Vacant
Title last held by
Horacio Accavallo
WBA flyweight Champion
March 30, 1969 - October 19, 1969
Succeeded by
Bernabe Villacampo