1976-02-27 Alfonso Lopez w rsc 15 (15) Erbito Salavarria, Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines - WBA

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1976-02-27 Alfonso Lopez w rsc 15 (15) Erbito Salavarria, Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines - WBA. Referee: Carlos Padilla. Unbeaten in 23 fights going into the contest, Lopez (111½) proved too much of a puncher for the defending champion. Salavarria (110) was downed for a mandatory 'eight' count in the 14th round, and again in the last session, before being rescued by the referee with two minutes and 27 seconds of the fight remaining.