1982-03-20 Prudencio Cardona w co 1 (15) Jose Antonio Avelar, Tamaulipas Stadium, Tampico, Mexico - WBC

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1982-03-20 Prudencio Cardona w co 1 (15) Jose Antonio Avelar, Tamaulipas Stadium, Tampico, Mexico - WBC. Referee: Jimmy Rondeau. In a stunning upset, the defending champion, Avelar (112), was counted out at 2.04 of the opening round. The end came after Cardona (110¾) had set Avelar up with left jabs and left hooks before smashing in a right to the jaw that left him senseless.