1981-09-26 Juan Herrera w co 11 (15) Luis Ibarra, Carte Clara Stadium, Merida, Mexico - WBA

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1981-09-26 Juan Herrera w co 11 (15) Luis Ibarra, Carte Clara Stadium, Merida, Mexico - WBA. Referee: Arthur Mercante. In what was tough fight, the championship changed hands after Ibarra (112), cut over the right eye, ultimately succumbed to a steady battering handed out by Herrera (111¾) before being knocked out at 2.28 of the 11th round. Placed under hospital observation overnight, having taken a fair few hooks to the liver regions, Ibarra retired just one fight later.