Famous People in Japan

Wajima Kouichi

Date of Birth 21 April 1943
Place of Birth Shibetsu, Hokkaido


Wajima Kouichi is a former professional fighter. He became a pupil of the Misako boxing gym in 1968. In 1976, he won a World title victory. After retirement in 1976, he started "Dango no Wajima". His famous fighting move is a "frog hop upper".

References: http://business1.plala.or.jp/wajima/champ/champ.html

Reported by: Mizuki Futagoishi (Hokkaido Tokai University)
Data verified by: Keiya Mitsui
Date of Report: September 2002

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