1976-10-02 Guty Espadas w rsc 13 (15) Alfonso Lopez, Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Revision as of 11:58, 14 November 2012 by Hugman (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

1976-10-02 Guty Espadas w rsc 13 (15) Alfonso Lopez, Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA. Referee: Rudy Jordan. In a punishing battle, the unbeaten champion was battered to defeat at 2.28 of the 13th round by Espadas after running out of steam. With both men suffering facial damage, Espadas (110) merely walked through the two-fisted hooks that came his way to blast in punches of his own. Lopez (109½) was put down twice in the 12th and three times in the 13th before the referee called a halt.