1977-01-30 Yoko Gushiken w pts 15 Jaime Rios, Martial Arts Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA

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1977-01-30 Yoko Gushiken w pts 15 Jaime Rios, Martial Arts Hall, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Rudy Ortega. Scorecards: 70-67, 73-67, 67-76. Surviving a third-round knockdown, cut over both eyes and being behind on points, Gushiken (107) began to make up the leeway in the ninth and from then on dominated the proceedings. Afterwards, Rios (106¼) complained bitterly about the verdict, while Gushiken stated that his cuts had been caused by the challenger’s butts and overarm swings.