Major Bouts, 2001–02: Minimumweights (105 lbs)
(Strawweights or Mini-Flyweights)
|Nov. 11||Jose Antonio Aguirre||Wolf Yasuo||TKO 3||WBC||Okayama, Japan|
|Jan. 4||Roberto Leyva||Frankie Soto||TKO 5||IBF||Ensenada, Mexico|
|Jan. 29||Keitaro Hoshino||Joma Gamboa||Wu 12||WBA*||Yokohama, Japan|
|Mar. 9||Roberto Leyva†||Manny Melchor||Wu 10||—||Aguascalientes, Mexico|
|July 28||Noel Arambulent||Keitaro Hoshino||Wm 12||WBA||Yokohama, Japan|
|Aug. 9||Miguel Barrera||Roberto Leyva||Wu 12||IBF||Las Vegas|
|Oct. 19||Jose Antonio Aguirre||Juan Palacios||Ws 12||WBC||Villahermosa, Mexico|
*Keitaro Hoshino won the WBA minimumweight title that was left vacant following the unexpected retirement of Yutaka Niida.
†Roberto Leyva's IBF title was not at risk for his Mar. 9 bout with Manny Melchor.
|Junior Flyweights (108 lbs)||Major Bouts, 2001–02|