1991-10-19 Israel Contreras w co 5 Luisito Espinosa, Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines - WBA

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1991-10-19 Israel Contreras w co 5 Luisito Espinosa, Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines - WBA. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. Although he made a fast start, Contreras (117½) seemed booked for defeat after being dropped twice by Espinosa (118) in the second round from combinations. However, knowing that Espinosa had struggled to make the weight the challenger made the body his target from there on. It paid dividends, and in the fifth session Contreras put the Filipino down three times, the third occasion seeing him counted out at 2.16 on failing to get to his feet on time.