1976-01-30 Rodolfo Martinez w pts 15 Venice Borkhorsor, Hua Mark Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBC

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1976-01-30 Rodolfo Martinez w pts 15 Venice Borkhorsor, Hua Mark Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand - WBC. Referee: Jay Edson. 145-140, 145-141, 142-143. Over 15 tough rounds, Martinez (117½) held on to his title by a split decision after Borkhorsor (117¼) had yet again gone close in a title challenge. Giving his fans a run for their money in the early stages, the Thai southpaw brought the crowd to its feet when he decked Martinez with a cracking left hook and kept up the pressure until his right eye was completely closed in the sixth. Subsequently, after switching his stance, Martinez clawed his way back into at least two of the judges’ favours.

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