1998-08-14 Ruben Sanchez Leon w tdec 8 Carlos Salazar, Estrado Auditorium, Mexicali, Mexico - WBO

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1998-08-14 Ruben Sanchez Leon w tdec 8 Carlos Salazar, Estrado Auditorium, Mexicali, Mexico - WBO. Referee: Lou Moret. Scorecards: 68-65, 68-65, 68-65. The title changed hands amidst much protestation after Salazar (112) had his jaw broken by a left hook in the eighth round following a clinch and the referee decided to go to the scorecards on the 2.47 mark. Prior to that, the southpaw champion’s nose bled freely from the third, while Sanchez Leon (112) sustained a cut right cheek in the fifth.