Top 20 Boxer celebrities in Japan

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Boxer celebrities [Updated June 6, 2023].

1. Daiki Kameda

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Daiki Kameda was born on January 6, 1989 in Japan.
He is known for singing a song to the audience after each of his victories.

2. Koki Kameda

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Koki Kameda was born on November 17, 1986 in Japan.
He is a popular boxer inside Japan, where his fights became a focal point by half the country.

3. Hozumi Hasegawa

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Hozumi Hasegawa was born on December 16, 1980 in Japan.
He became the first Japanese boxer to have defended a world bantamweight title over four times.

4. Joichiro Tatsuyoshi

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Joichiro Tatsuyoshi was born on May 15, 1970 in Japan.
He is named after the main character in the boxing anime, Ashita no Joe.

5. Nobuo Nashiro

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Nobuo Nashiro was born on October 12, 1981 in Japan.
He kept away from boxing for over a month after his fight against Seiji Tanaka sent the latter into a two-week coma which ultimately resulted in death.

6. Naoya Inoue

Naoya Inoue was born on April 10, 1993 in Kanagawa, Japan.
The Ring magazine and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board ranked him the world's best junior-bantamweight in May 2017. 

7. Rena Kubota

Rena Kubota was born on June 29, 1991 in Osaka, Japan.
She has won several titles and awards for her skills in kickboxing including Shoot Boxing Girls S-Cup winner of both 2009 and 2010. 

8. Yusuke Fujimoto

Yusuke Fujimoto was born on July 22, 1975 in Japan.
He finished his kickboxing career with a 27-17 record and one no contest.

9. Yasuei Yakushiji

Yasuei Yakushiji was born on July 22, 1968 in Japan.

10. Taiei Kin

Taiei Kin was born on July 8, 1978 in Japan.
He made his MMA debut on August 5, 2006, losing by way of technical submission to Yoshihiro Akiyama.

11. Masato Kobayashi

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Masato Kobayashi was born on March 10, 1979 in Japan.
He retired in 2009 with a career record of 55 win and just 6 losses. 

12. Hiroshi Kawashima

Hiroshi Kawashima was born on March 27, 1970 in Japan.
After retirement, he founded his own gym and has appeared as a boxing commentator.

13. Hiroki Ioka

Hiroki Ioka was born on January 8, 1969 in Japan.

14. Akinobu Hiranaka

Akinobu Hiranaka was born on November 14, 1963 in Japan.
He began running the Hiranaka Boxing School Gym in Okinawa and has taught at Seido Kaikan.

15. Celes Kobayashi

Celes Kobayashi was born on February 27, 1973 in Japan.
His ring name is "Celes", which is Portuguese for "Sky".

16. Koichi Wajima

Koichi Wajima was born on April 21, 1943 in Japan.
He appeared on various game shows and TV dramas after retirement, a path taken by many Japanese ex-boxers.

17. Takanori Hatakeyama

Takanori Hatakeyama was born on July 28, 1975 in Japan.
Despite not being Christian, he often entered the ring wearing a large cross, which he says brought him a sense of calm one would get from walking inside a church.

18. Takashi Koshimoto

Takashi Koshimoto was born on January 5, 1971 in Japan.
He took over for his father at the head of the Fukuoka Boxing Gym after retirement from fighting.