1975-06-30 Victor Galindez w pts 15 Jorge Ahumada, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WBA

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1975-06-30 Victor Galindez w pts 15 Jorge Ahumada, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WBA. Referee: Jimmy Devlin. Scorecards: 9-5, 10-3, 6-2. Having won twice from three meetings between the pair Galindez (174) was expected to retain his title against Ahumada (175), and when a left hook to the jaw sent the latter hurtling to the floor at the end of the third that looked to be on the cards. Showing great character, Ahumada battled his way back and was going well when a clash of heads opened up a bad cut on Galindez’s left eye. Stirred up, Galindez began his charge for home, being well in control by the 11th as his strength pushed Ahumada back. With it remaining that way, even when Galindez was cut on the right eye from another head clash in the 13th, the last three sessions were among the most brutal seen in recent times.