1975-04-01 Erbito Salavarria w pts 15 Susumu Hanagata, Prefectural Gym, Toyama City, Japan - WBA

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1975-04-01 Erbito Salavarria w pts 15 Susumu Hanagata, Prefectural Gym, Toyama City, Japan - WBA. Referee: Herbert Minn. Scorecards: 71-68, 71-68, 69-73. Despite having two points deducted for low blows, Salavarria (110¾) took the title from Hanagata (112) on a controversial decision in a generally dull affair that saw neither man floored. The fight only came to life when the two men came together occasionally in a slugging session, but with that being infrequent the crowd vented their anger at the final bell.