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1982-04-08 [[Jiro Watanabe]] w pts 15 [[Rafael Pedroza]], Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBA. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Scorecards: 150-135, 149-136, 148-138. Having already lost a close contest for the WBC title a year earlier, Watanabe (114¼), a clever southpaw, was not going to slip up the second time around and in controlling the fight he outsped and outpunched Pedroza (115) all the way to land the championship.   
 
1982-04-08 [[Jiro Watanabe]] w pts 15 [[Rafael Pedroza]], Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBA. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Scorecards: 150-135, 149-136, 148-138. Having already lost a close contest for the WBC title a year earlier, Watanabe (114¼), a clever southpaw, was not going to slip up the second time around and in controlling the fight he outsped and outpunched Pedroza (115) all the way to land the championship.   
  
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1982-04-08 Jiro Watanabe w pts 15 Rafael Pedroza, Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBA. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Scorecards: 150-135, 149-136, 148-138. Having already lost a close contest for the WBC title a year earlier, Watanabe (114¼), a clever southpaw, was not going to slip up the second time around and in controlling the fight he outsped and outpunched Pedroza (115) all the way to land the championship.