Won and defended japan Super Lightweight name and won the OPBF super light-weight name in 1966. He grew up in the U.S. but been trained in Japan, where he produced his professional debut in Apr 1964. He was suspended from the Japan Boxing Commission payment for reporting a personal injury before a planned nontitle bout. He’s third era Japanese-American. He and Guyana-born fighter Vivian Harris possess both been WBA Light Welterweight Champions.