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1989-05-19 Jose DeJesus w rsc 9 Fernando Martinez, San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO. To the delight of the locals, DeJesus (108) battered and cut Martinez (108) to defeat with big right hands to become the first WBO champion at the weight. Keeping cool throughout, DeJesus, who picked his punches while Martinez tried to turn it into a brawl, was hitting his rival at will when the referee called it off in the ninth round.  
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1989-05-19 [[Jose DeJesus]] w rsc 9 [[Fernando Martinez]], San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO. To the delight of the locals, DeJesus (108) battered and cut Martinez (108) to defeat with big right hands to become the first WBO champion at the weight. Keeping cool throughout, DeJesus, who picked his punches while Martinez tried to turn it into a brawl, was hitting his rival at will when the referee called it off in the ninth round.  
  
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Revision as of 13:00, 27 December 2011

1989-05-19 Jose DeJesus w rsc 9 Fernando Martinez, San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO. To the delight of the locals, DeJesus (108) battered and cut Martinez (108) to defeat with big right hands to become the first WBO champion at the weight. Keeping cool throughout, DeJesus, who picked his punches while Martinez tried to turn it into a brawl, was hitting his rival at will when the referee called it off in the ninth round.