1985-04-19 Juan Meza w rsc 6 (12) Mike Ayala, Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC

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1985-04-19 Juan Meza w rsc 6 (12) Mike Ayala, Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC. Referee: John Thomas. On the attack from the start, Meza (121½) worked away with both hands to outpunch Ayala (121¾), who seemed hesitant and was never really in the fight apart from the odd burst of punches. Backed into a neutral corner in the sixth round, the challenger was unable to shake Meza off despite landing a series of left hooks. With blood pouring from his right eye he was put down on one knee before rising and being rescued by the referee at 1.31 of the session.