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31 January Jeff Chandler w pts 15 Jorge Lujan, Franklin Plaza Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - WBA. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. Scorecards: 146-142, 146-143, 148-143. Looking bigger and stronger than the champion, Lujan (118) dropped his normal style of boxing on the back foot in favour of staying on top of an incredibly light Chandler (113½) and trying to wear him down. Having damaged his right hand early in the fight and resorting to jab-and-move tactics while delivering the occasional heavy shot, Chandler came on strong in the latter rounds to take the decision in what had been a tedious affair.
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1981-01-31 [[Jeff Chandler]] w pts 15 [[Jorge Lujan]], Franklin Plaza Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - WBA. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. Scorecards: 146-142, 146-143, 148-143. Looking bigger and stronger than the champion, Lujan (118) dropped his normal style of boxing on the back foot in favour of staying on top of an incredibly light Chandler (113½) and trying to wear him down. Having damaged his right hand early in the fight and resorting to jab-and-move tactics while delivering the occasional heavy shot, Chandler came on strong in the latter rounds to take the decision in what had been a tedious affair.
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Latest revision as of 13:16, 20 February 2012

1981-01-31 Jeff Chandler w pts 15 Jorge Lujan, Franklin Plaza Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - WBA. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. Scorecards: 146-142, 146-143, 148-143. Looking bigger and stronger than the champion, Lujan (118) dropped his normal style of boxing on the back foot in favour of staying on top of an incredibly light Chandler (113½) and trying to wear him down. Having damaged his right hand early in the fight and resorting to jab-and-move tactics while delivering the occasional heavy shot, Chandler came on strong in the latter rounds to take the decision in what had been a tedious affair.