Yoshio Shirai
 


 

Age: 80



Summary: 
Japanese boxer who was the first Japanese person to ever win a world boxing title, who on May 19, 1952 won a decision against the United States' Dado Marino, earning himself the title of Flyweight Champion of the World, a title he held for two years.




Cause of Death: Pneumonia



Born: November 23, 1923


 
Died: December 26, 2003



Location:
Kawasaki, Japan