1982-08-14 Santos Laciar w pts 15 Betulio Gonzalez, Lakeside Hotel & Casino, Maracaibo, Venezuela - WBA

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1982-08-14 Santos Laciar w pts 15 Betulio Gonzalez, Lakeside Hotel & Casino, Maracaibo, Venezuela - WBA. Referee: Joe Cortez. Scorecards: 146-145, 146-142, 144-141. Making his first defence, Laciar (111½) used speed and combinations from both hands to eke out a split decision over the tough Gonzalez (111½), who had made life extremely difficult for him. It was the aggressive challenger’s last chance to win back the title he once held, and although he was dangerous until the final bell it was not enough. Two fights later Gonzalez had retired.