1975-11-15 Antonio Cervantes w rtd 7 (15) Hector Thompson, New City Gym, Panama City, Panama - WBA

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1975-11-15 Antonio Cervantes w rtd 7 (15) Hector Thompson, New City Gym, Panama City, Panama - WBA. Referee: Isaac Herrera. Settling down with a long left jab the champion was soon in control, beginning to open up as the contest progressed to such an extent that Thompson (138¼) was badly hurt by combinations of lefts and rights in the fourth and nearly finished off. Although still gamely trying to get into the fight the Aussie was continually punished, being forced to take an abundance of heavy blows driven in by Cervantes (139¼). This culminated in him sustaining a bad cut over the right eye in the seventh. With Thompson in such bad condition his corner wisely retired him before the eighth could get underway.