Originally Posted by Drew101
Canto defeated Shogi Oguma in January 1975 when they were rated one and two respectively in their division. That established a new champion.
Right -and Canto began a succession that marched right on down to the current world champion, Toshiyuki Igarashi.
Twenty-four in all -including Manny Pacquiao who held it for less than a year and was stopped in 3 by Medgoen Singsurat.