1983-08-07 Hector Camacho w rsc 5 (12) Rafael Limon, Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBC
1983-08-07 Hector Camacho w rsc 5 (12) Rafael Limon, Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBC. Referee: Richard Steele. Fighting for the title that was vacated when Bobby Chacon was stripped, the southpaw Camacho (130) soon imposed himself on Limon (129½) when getting down to business with the jab, dropping the latter with a left cross towards the end of the third for a count of ‘two’. While Limon tried to get going in the fourth the fast-moving, rapid-firing Camacho was too much for him, a barrage of blows having him wilting at the end of the session. Picking up in the fifth where he left off, Camacho, concentrating on the body, dropped Limon for ‘eight’ before punches to head and body sent the Mexican out of the ring and on to the apron. Although Limon made it back before the count was completed, when Camacho set upon him immediately the referee had no choice but to come to his rescue with just eight seconds of the round remaining.