1986-08-30 Antonio Rivera w rtd 10 (15) Ki-Young Chung, Hwasong Citizens’ Hall, Osan, South Korea - IBF

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1986-08-30 Antonio Rivera w rtd 10 (15) Ki-Young Chung, Hwasong Citizens’ Hall, Osan, South Korea - IBF. Referee: Bruce McTavish. Making his third defence, Chung (125¾) built up a good lead as he forced the fight before Rivera (126) hit back in the seventh with hurtful lefts and rights to take up the running. Subsequently, it was all Rivera, and having taken a bad beating Chung was pulled out by his corner at 1.36 of the tenth. Both men were penalised in the sixth, Chung for holding and Rivera for pushing.