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1973-10-21 [[Eder Jofre]] w co 4 (15) [[Vicente Saldivar]], Antonio Balbino Gym, Salvador, Brazil - WBC. Moyses Sister. Stalking the challenger for the first three rounds and punishing him on the ropes following fierce exchanges, the 37-year-old Jofre (124¼) retained his title when finishing his opponent off in the fourth. Coming out fast and closing in on Saldivar (125¾), Jofre had him bending at the knees from a right to the body and following a burst of punches a heavy left hook finally floored the former champion, who was counted out on the 1.40 mark.  
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1973-10-21 [[Eder Jofre]] w co 4 (15) [[Vicente Saldivar]], Antonio Balbino Gym, Salvador, Brazil - WBC. Moyses Sister. Stalking the challenger for the first three rounds while punishing him on the ropes following fierce exchanges, the 37-year-old Jofre (124¼) retained his title when finishing his opponent off in the fourth. Coming out fast and closing in on Saldivar (125¾) Jofre had him bending at the knees from a right to the body, and following a burst of punches a heavy left hook finally floored the former champion, who was counted out on the 1.40 mark.  
  
 
After Jofre forfeited WBC recognition in June 1974 for failing to defend against [[Alfredo Marcano]], the latter was matched against [[Bobby Chacon]] for the vacant title.
 
After Jofre forfeited WBC recognition in June 1974 for failing to defend against [[Alfredo Marcano]], the latter was matched against [[Bobby Chacon]] for the vacant title.

Revision as of 11:22, 23 December 2012

1973-10-21 Eder Jofre w co 4 (15) Vicente Saldivar, Antonio Balbino Gym, Salvador, Brazil - WBC. Moyses Sister. Stalking the challenger for the first three rounds while punishing him on the ropes following fierce exchanges, the 37-year-old Jofre (124¼) retained his title when finishing his opponent off in the fourth. Coming out fast and closing in on Saldivar (125¾) Jofre had him bending at the knees from a right to the body, and following a burst of punches a heavy left hook finally floored the former champion, who was counted out on the 1.40 mark.

After Jofre forfeited WBC recognition in June 1974 for failing to defend against Alfredo Marcano, the latter was matched against Bobby Chacon for the vacant title.