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1977-11-19 [[Jorge Lujan]] w rsc 10 (15) [[Alfonso Zamora]], Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA. Referee: John Thomas. Boxing with great skill, the counter-punching Lujan (117¾) spent the early rounds letting Zamora (118) unload before taking over and setting the champion up for the proverbial finish, which eventually came in the tenth. Although a massive underdog Lujan was always one step ahead of Zamora, who blamed his defeat on weight problems. Thus it was no surprise when he dropped the latter following a straight right with just nine seconds of the session remaining, the referee calling it off when he could see that Zamora was making no effort to get up.  
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1977-11-19 [[Jorge Lujan]] w rsc 10 (15) [[Alfonso Zamora]], Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA. Referee: John Thomas. Boxing with great skill, the counter-punching Lujan (117¾) spent the early rounds letting Zamora (118) unload before setting the champion up for the proverbial finish, which eventually came in the tenth. Although a massive underdog Lujan was always one step ahead of Zamora, who blamed his defeat on weight problems. Thus it was no surprise when he dropped the latter following a straight right with just nine seconds of the session remaining, the referee calling it off when he could see that Zamora was making no effort to get up.  
  
Within days the Californian State Boxing Commission suspended Zamora indefinitely on hearing that he had an agreement in place for Lujan to next box for his promoter if he lost the title.
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Within days, the Californian State Boxing Commission suspended Zamora indefinitely on hearing that he had an agreement in place for Lujan to next box for his promoter if he lost the title.
  
 
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[[Category: 1977 Title Contests]]
 
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Revision as of 10:07, 23 November 2012

1977-11-19 Jorge Lujan w rsc 10 (15) Alfonso Zamora, Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA. Referee: John Thomas. Boxing with great skill, the counter-punching Lujan (117¾) spent the early rounds letting Zamora (118) unload before setting the champion up for the proverbial finish, which eventually came in the tenth. Although a massive underdog Lujan was always one step ahead of Zamora, who blamed his defeat on weight problems. Thus it was no surprise when he dropped the latter following a straight right with just nine seconds of the session remaining, the referee calling it off when he could see that Zamora was making no effort to get up.

Within days, the Californian State Boxing Commission suspended Zamora indefinitely on hearing that he had an agreement in place for Lujan to next box for his promoter if he lost the title.