1977-05-22 Yoko Gushiken w pts 15 Rigoberto Marcano, Makomanai Ice Arena, Sapporo, Japan - WBA

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1977-05-22 Yoko Gushiken w pts 15 Rigoberto Marcano, Makomanai Ice Arena, Sapporo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Marty Denkin. Scorecards: 70-69, 75-67, 68-72. Showing good defensive skills, the upright Marcano (106¾) was always in the contest. While it was probably only his lack of hitting power that let him down, the southpaw champion, Gushiken (107¾), was always busy, especially in the last third of the fight as the challenger faded. There were no knockdowns.