1976-05-02 Luis Estaba w pts 15 Juan Alvarez, The Polyhedron, Caracas, Venezuela - WBC

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Revision as of 17:00, 27 December 2011 by Hugman (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

1976-05-02 Luis Estaba w pts 15 Juan Alvarez, The Polyhedron, Caracas, Venezuela - WBC. Referee: Rafael Toro Lugo. Scorecards: 148-141, 148-141, 147-145. Supported by an attendance of around 12,000, Estaba (108) picked up valuable points early on with good right-hand counters, which took him clear of the aggressive Alvarez (108). The challenger’s best round was the 11th when Estaba was rocked against the ropes, but ultimately nothing came of it. There were no knockdowns.