Uchiyama during his 2012 triumphal parade in Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan
|Real name||Takashi Uchiyama
Japanese: 内山 高志
|Rated at||Super featherweight|
|Height||5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)|
|Reach||71 in (181 cm)|
10 November 1979 |
Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
|Wins by KO||20|
Takashi Uchiyama (内山 高志 Uchiyama Takashi?, born November 10, 1979) is a Japanese professional boxer who held the WBA super-featherweight title from 2010 to 2016 (being promoted to Super champion in 2016).
Uchiyama compiled an amateur record of 91-22 (59 KOs), including his accomplishments of winning four lightweight titles. He turned professional in 2005, and won his debut via the first round knockout on 16 July. On September 8, 2007, Uchiyama captured the OPBF super featherweight title, then defended it five times. He has been called by a nickname KO Dynamite (Knockout Dynamite) in Japan.
WBA super featherweight champion
Uchiyama won the WBA super featherweight title from Mexican Juan Carlos Salgado via a twelfth round TKO in the latter's first title defence in Tokyo at the Tokyo Big Sight on January 11, 2010. On May 17, 2010, he defeated Venezuelan Angel Granados via a sixth round TKO for his first defence at the Saitama Super Arena.
Professional boxing record
|Professional record summary|
|27 fights||24 wins||2 losses|
|27||Loss||24–2–1||Jezreel Corrales||SD||12||Dec 31, 2016||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||For WBA (Super) super-featherweight title|
|26||Loss||24–1–1||Jezreel Corrales||KO||2 (12), 2:59||Apr 27, 2016||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Lost WBA (Super) super-featherweight title|
|25||Win||24–0–1||Oliver Flores||TKO||3 (12), 1:47||Dec 31, 2015||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA (Super) super-featherweight title|
|24||Win||23–0–1||Jomthong Chuwattana||KO||2 (12), 1:15||May 6, 2015||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA (Super) super-featherweight title|
|23||Win||22–0–1||Israel Héctor Perez||RTD||9 (12), 3:00||Dec 31, 2014||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|22||Win||21–0–1||Daiki Kaneko||UD||12||Dec 31, 2013||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|21||Win||20–0–1||Jaider Parra||KO||5 (12), 2:15||May 6, 2013||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|20||Win||19–0–1||Bryan Vázquez||TKO||8 (12), 2:59||Dec 31, 2012||Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|19||Draw||18–0–1||Michael Farenas||TD||3 (12), 1:15||Jul 16, 2012||Winghat, Kasukabe, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title;
TD after Uchiyama sustained a cut from an accidental head clash
|18||Win||18–0||Jorge Solís||KO||11 (12), 0:19||Dec 31, 2011||Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Yokohama, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|17||Win||17–0||Takashi Miura||RTD||8 (12), 3:00||Jan 31, 2011||Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|16||Win||16–0||Roy Mukhlis||TKO||5 (12), 2:27||Sep 20, 2010||Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|15||Win||15–0||Angel Granados||TKO||6 (12), 1:42||May 17, 2010||Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan||Retained WBA super-featherweight title|
|14||Win||14–0||Juan Carlos Salgado||TKO||12 (12), 2:48||Jan 11, 2010||Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan||Won WBA super-featherweight title|
|13||Win||13–0||Aaron Melgarejo||TKO||7 (12), 1:01||Oct 3, 2009||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan||Retained OPBF super-featherweight title|
|12||Win||12–0||Thong Por Chokchai||TKO||5 (12), 1:05||May 2, 2009||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan||Retained OPBF super-featherweight title|
|11||Win||11–0||Byung-Joo Moon||TKO||4 (12), 1:55||Nov 1, 2008||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan||Retained OPBF super-featherweight title|
|10||Win||10–0||Hero Bando||UD||12||Jun 12, 2008||Nihon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan||Retained OPBF super-featherweight title|
|9||Win||9–0||Akira Yamazaki||TKO||10 (12), 1:37||Feb 2, 2008||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan||Retained OPBF super-featherweight title|
|8||Win||8–0||Nedal Hussein||KO||8 (12), 1:32||Sep 8, 2007||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan||Won vacant OPBF super-featherweight title|
|7||Win||7–0||Seung Won Baek||KO||3 (8), 2:01||Jun 2, 2007||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|6||Win||6–0||Muangfahlek Kiatwichean||UD||10||Feb 10, 2007||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|5||Win||5–0||Moses Seran||KO||3 (8), 1:45||Dec 9, 2006||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|4||Win||4–0||Tomoya Endo||UD||8||Sep 13, 2006||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|3||Win||3–0||Man Deuk Park||TKO||1 (8), 2:39||Nov 19, 2005||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|2||Win||2–0||Takamasa Ueno||KO||1 (6), 2:57||Sep 29, 2005||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|1||Win||1–0||Chandet Sithramkamhaeng||KO||1 (6), 0:35||Jul 16, 2005||Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan||Professional debut|
- 2002 Amateur: Effort Award
- 2003 Amateur: Valuable Player Award
- Fighter of the Year in Asia (WBA Annual Awards Dinner, 2010)
- Boxer of the Month for March, 2011 (WBA)
- List of WBA world champions
- List of super featherweight boxing champions
- List of Japanese boxing world champions
- Boxing in Japan
- ワタナベボクシングジム – 内山高志 (in Japanese). Watanabe boxing gym official website. February 1, 2010. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
- "プロボクサー内山高志 Official Web Site – 内山高志" (in Japanese). Takashi Uchiyama official website. Archived from the original on May 7, 2008. Retrieved November 30, 2010.
- 世界王者アーカイヴス – 内山高志 (in Japanese). Japan Pro Boxing Association official website. February 24, 2010. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
- "内山の略歴＝WBAスーパーフェザー級戦" (in Japanese). Jiji Press. January 11, 2010. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
- Joe Koizumi (January 11, 2010). "Full Report: Uchiyama-Salgado". Fightnews.com. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
- Kyodo News (January 12, 2010). "Uchiyama claims belt at first time of asking". The Japan Times. Retrieved January 12, 2010.
- Sapa-AP (May 18, 2010). "Uchiyama retains his belt". Times LIVE. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
- Pablo Freight, Marcelino Castillo (November 24, 2010). "Haye, Cotto Grab Top WBA Awards at Managua Convention". BoxingScene.com. Retrieved November 30, 2010.
|Regional boxing titles|
Title last held byYusuke Kobori
|OPBF super-featherweight champion
September 8, 2007 – December 2009
Title next held byKoji Kawamura
|World boxing titles|
Juan Carlos Salgado
|WBA super-featherweight champion
January 11, 2010 – February 21, 2015
Title next held byJason Sosa
Title last held byAcelino Freitas
|WBA super-featherweight champion
February 21, 2015 – April 27, 2016