1991-05-19 Ricardo Lopez w rsc 8 Kimio Hirano, Kusanagi Gym, Shizoka, Japan - WBC

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1991-05-19 Ricardo Lopez w rsc 8 Kimio Hirano, Kusanagi Gym, Shizoka, Japan - WBC. Referee: Rudy Ortega. In a one-sided contest, Lopez (103½) retained his title after battering Hirano (105) at will. The challenger had come into the fight aggressively but had no answer to Lopez’s controlled punches, being cut over the right eye in the third and rescued by the referee at 1.42 of the eighth after being floored.