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1986-08-03 [[Julio Cesar Chavez]] w pts 12 [[Rocky Lockridge]], Louis 11 Stadium, Monte Carlo, Monaco - WBC. Referee: Tony Perez. Scorecards: 119-114, 116-113, 116-116. Although Lockridge (129) started slowly, by the fifth he had worked his way into the fight and was giving Chavez (130) something to think about, but the champion always seemed to have an answer. Both men threw big punches from then on and both took them well, but it was Chavez who threw more of them and by the tenth both men were showing signs of damage. The fight drew to an end with Lockridge still looking to land the ‘big one’, while Chavez, cut on the left eye, had upped his work rate to justify the decision.   
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1986-08-03 [[Julio Cesar Chavez]] w pts 12 [[Rocky Lockridge]], Louis 11 Stadium, Monte Carlo, Monaco - WBC. Referee: Tony Perez. Scorecards: 119-114, 116-113, 116-116. Although Lockridge (129) started slowly, by the fifth he had worked his way into the fight and was giving Chavez (130) something to think about. Both men threw big punches from then on and both took them well, but it was Chavez who threw more of them and by the tenth both men were showing signs of damage. The fight drew to an end with Lockridge still looking to land the ‘big one’, while Chavez, cut on the left eye, had upped his work rate to justify the decision.   
  
 
[[Category: 1986 Title Contests]]
 
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Revision as of 14:21, 26 March 2012

1986-08-03 Julio Cesar Chavez w pts 12 Rocky Lockridge, Louis 11 Stadium, Monte Carlo, Monaco - WBC. Referee: Tony Perez. Scorecards: 119-114, 116-113, 116-116. Although Lockridge (129) started slowly, by the fifth he had worked his way into the fight and was giving Chavez (130) something to think about. Both men threw big punches from then on and both took them well, but it was Chavez who threw more of them and by the tenth both men were showing signs of damage. The fight drew to an end with Lockridge still looking to land the ‘big one’, while Chavez, cut on the left eye, had upped his work rate to justify the decision.