1978-03-04 Pipino Cuevas w rsc 9 (15) Harold Weston, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA

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1978-03-04 Pipino Cuevas w rsc 9 (15) Harold Weston, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBA. Referee: Marty Denkin. Having got through the opening two rounds safely after nearly being floored in both, Weston (146½) came back well when occasionally outboxing Cuevas (146¼). However, with his punches carrying little weight the champion began to walk through them. Several rounds saw both men going head to head, but by the seventh Weston’s left eye was damaged and he was beginning to ship punches. Although he had a good eighth round, Weston absorbed a terrific beating throughout the ninth before the doctor advised the referee to stop the contest at the end of the session due to the challenger’s badly-cut mouth.

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