1989-05-19 Jose De Jesus w rsc 9 Fernando Martinez, San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO

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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 De Jesus]] w rsc 9 [[Fernando Martinez]], San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO. To the delight of the locals, De Jesus (108) battered and cut Martinez (108) to defeat with big right hands to become the first WBO champion at the weight. Keeping cool throughout, De Jesus, 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.  
  
 
[[Category: 1989 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1989 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Flyweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Junior Flyweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 13:04, 30 December 2011

1989-05-19 Jose De Jesus w rsc 9 Fernando Martinez, San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO. To the delight of the locals, De Jesus (108) battered and cut Martinez (108) to defeat with big right hands to become the first WBO champion at the weight. Keeping cool throughout, De Jesus, 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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