1982-07-20 Hilario Zapata w pts 15 Tadashi Tomori, Ishiwaki Arena, Kanazawa, Japan - WBC
1982-07-20 Hilario Zapata w pts 15 Tadashi Tomori, Ishiwaki Arena, Kanazawa, Japan - WBC. Referee: Steve Crosson. Scorecards: 144-143, 144-141, 144-143. Regaining the title when eking out a split decision, Zapata (108) had to survive a bad cut over the right eye, the result of a butt, while Tomori (108) relied on stamina. Unfortunately, that seemed to have deserted him towards the end. It was difficult to score due to the clash of styles, but, ultimately, it was Zapata’s good defensive qualities that put him in the driving seat.