1989-05-06 Mauricio Aceves w pts 12 Amancio Castro, The Stadium, Santa Ana, California, USA - WBO

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1989-05-06 Mauricio Aceves w pts 12 Amancio Castro, The Stadium, Santa Ana, California, USA - WBO. Referee: John Thomas. Scorecards: 116-114, 116-113, 116-113. In a fight to decide the WBO title which was still vacant after their earlier contest ended in a draw, despite both men suffering cuts caused by a clash of heads in the second round it went the distance regardless of the amount of blood that flowed throughout. As before, Aceves (135) dominated the early rounds with his better boxing before Castro (135) hit back, mainly to the body, but at least this time round all three judges agreed a winner.