1978-08-05 Hugo Corro w pts 15 Ronnie Harris, Luna Park Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina - WORLD

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1978-08-05 Hugo Corro w pts 15 Ronnie Harris, Luna Park Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina - WORLD. Referee: Waldemar Schmidt. Scorecards: 145-143, 146-144, 146-145. Up against a tough and clever southpaw in Harris (159½), the champion held on to his title when making a storming finish, landing well with lefts and rights to head and body, to win the last three rounds. Up until then it had been relatively even, with Harris, despite lacking the power, making it extremely difficult for Corro (159). There were no knockdowns as such, apart from both men slipping over on occasion due to the wet canvas, and both were careless with their heads at times without causing damage. At ringside, the former champion, Carlos Monzon, felt that Corro deserved the win due his aggression, while slating the former Olympic champion, Harris, for being too negative.