1983-11-27 Payao Poontarat w pts 12 Rafael Orono, Grand Palace Hotel, Pattaya, Thailand - WBC

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1983-11-27 Payao Poontarat w pts 12 Rafael Orono, Grand Palace Hotel, Pattaya, Thailand - WBC. Referee: Zack Clayton. Scorecards: 116-112, 113-115, 116-112. After just eight contests as a pro, Poontarat (114½), who was cut over the left eye in the second round, floored Orono (114) in fifth with a series of combinations before gradually grinding the champion down with his superb left jab to win on a split decision.