1964-11-27 Eder Jofre w co 7 (15) Bernardo Caraballo, The Bullring, Bogota, Colombia - WORLD
1964-11-27 Eder Jofre w co 7 (15) Bernardo Caraballo, The Bullring, Bogota, Colombia - WORLD. Referee: Barney Ross. In putting up a desperate battle against Jofre (117¾), the Colombian challenger, who had won 41 of 43 fights, gave it everything before finally succumbing in the seventh, having struggled to make the weight. This was the unbeaten Jofre’s 49th fight and after connecting with two hard rights and a crashing left to the face, Caraballo (117¾) was counted out at 2.50 of the session.
Having lost his world flyweight title, Fighting Harada came back strongly as a bantam to land the number-one spot and become Jofre’s next challenger after beating Ray Asis, Oscar Reyes and Katsutoshi Aoki.