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Weekend scorecard: Hasegawa new bantam king

On April 16 in Tokyo, Hozumi Hasegawa ended Veerapol Sahaprom's seven-year reign as a bantamweight titlist.

Updated: April 22, 2005, 3:47 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A roundup of the weekend's notable boxing results from around the world:

Saturday at Tokyo

BantamweightHozumi Hasegawa W12 Veerapol SahapromScores: 116-112, 115-113 (twice)Wins a bantamweight title

Records: Hasegawa (18-2); Sahaprom (47-2-2)

Rafael's remark: In a major upset, Hasegawa derailed the long-reigning Thai champion. Sahaprom had reigned since 1998, going 12-0-2 in 14 successful defenses and hadn't lost since his fifth pro fight ...

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