1987-11-28 Julio Gervacio w pts 12 Louie Espinoza, Roberto Clemente Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBA

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1987-11-28 Julio Gervacio w pts 12 Louie Espinoza, Roberto Clemente Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBA. Referee: Ernesto Magana. Scorecards: 116-113, 116-112, 117-111. In a big upset, Gervacio (121¾) took the title from the sluggish Espinoza (122) when using superior speed coupled with good combinations to generally control the contest. Espinoza had three or four good rounds, landing with dangerous hooks, before Gervacio took total command in the tenth when catching his man again and again. With pressure mounting, Espinoza was floored by a hard left to the head in the 12th and although he got up all chances of winning had gone.