1993-06-19 Rafael Del Valle w pts 12 Miguel Lora, Roberto Clemente Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO

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1993-06-19 Rafael Del Valle w pts 12 Miguel Lora, Roberto Clemente Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBO. Referee: Ismael Fernandez. Scorecards: 117-112, 117-112, 118-112. Both men made a slow start before Lora (118) tried to impose himself in the third round with straight rights, but was countered effectively by the champion who went on to outbox his man during the middle sessions. Having cut Lora over right eye in the eighth with a left hook, Del Valle (117½) was now on top, and although Lora came back well in the ninth a heavy right dropped him for ‘eight’ in the tenth. Despite the end being in sight for the challenger, Del Valle, taking no further risks, was content to box his way home to a clear points win.

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