1978-05-06 Ricardo Cardona w rsc 12 (15) Soo-Hwan Hong, Changchung Gym, Seoul, South Korea - WBA

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1978-05-06 Ricardo Cardona w rsc 12 (15) Soo-Hwan Hong, Changchung Gym, Seoul, South Korea - WBA. Referee: Tony Perez. As the stronger hitter of the two Cardona (120) soon put Hong (121) under pressure, eventually dropping him with a cracking left hook in the fourth. Although the champion battled back as best he could he had little success against the younger man, the referee halting the contest at 1.23 of the 12th after he had been battered on the ropes non-stop and was badly cut over both eyes.