1989-03-09 Raul Perez w pts 12 Lucio Lopez, Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC

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9 March Raul Perez w pts 12 Lucio Lopez, Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC. Referee: Chuck Hassett. Scorecards: 116-110, 116-111, 115-112. In an exciting blood-bath of a fight, both men being cut on their scalps following head clashes, Perez (117½) utilised his long reach to outscore his challenger with jabs and clean punches from either hand. The diminutive Lopez (116¾), seven inches the shorter man, gave it his best shot and was always in the bout with good left hooks and hard rights occasionally hurting the champion, before being dropped in the last round. Even then Lopez came back strongly and received much applause for his pluck at the final bell.
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1989-03-09 [[Raul Perez]] w pts 12 [[Lucio Lopez]], Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC. Referee: Chuck Hassett. Scorecards: 116-110, 116-111, 115-112. In an exciting blood-bath of a fight, both men being cut on their scalps following head clashes, Perez (117½) utilised his long reach to outscore his challenger with jabs and clean punches from either hand. The diminutive Lopez (116¾), seven inches the shorter man, was always in the bout with good left hooks and hard rights occasionally hurting the champion, before being dropped in the last round. Even then Lopez came back strongly, receiving much applause for his pluck at the final bell.
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Latest revision as of 16:25, 22 March 2013

1989-03-09 Raul Perez w pts 12 Lucio Lopez, Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC. Referee: Chuck Hassett. Scorecards: 116-110, 116-111, 115-112. In an exciting blood-bath of a fight, both men being cut on their scalps following head clashes, Perez (117½) utilised his long reach to outscore his challenger with jabs and clean punches from either hand. The diminutive Lopez (116¾), seven inches the shorter man, was always in the bout with good left hooks and hard rights occasionally hurting the champion, before being dropped in the last round. Even then Lopez came back strongly, receiving much applause for his pluck at the final bell.

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