1980-07-28 Rafael Orono drew 15 Willie Jensen, New Circus Bullring, Caracas, Venezuela - WBC

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Revision as of 06:05, 14 November 2012 by Hugman (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

1980-07-28 Rafael Orono drew 15 Willie Jensen, New Circus Bullring, Caracas, Venezuela - WBC. Referee: Carlos Guzman. Scorecards: 146-146, 146-146, 147-146. The aggressor throughout, Jensen (115) gave the champion very little room to work in and was most aggrieved not to have won the title when the result was made public at the end of the contest. Orono (114½), way below par, was unable to mount a sustained attack all night, many of those present voicing their disapproval after the announcement. For the record, Jensen would have needed to win by at least two points under WBC rules to have been handed outright victory.