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1996-06-06 [[Oscar De La Hoya]] w rsc 4 [[Julio Cesar Chavez]], Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Joe Cortez. From the moment the champion was badly cut over the left eye in the very first minute of the opening round he lost any chance he had of holding on to his title as De La Hoya (139) swarmed all over him. Half blinded, Chavez (139) continually walked into De La Hoya’s lightning fast punches from both hands and it was really only a matter of time that the fight would be stopped. The brilliant De La Hoya just could not miss Chavez and after 2.37 of the fourth had expired, the referee, under instruction from the ringside doctor, called a halt, thus ushering in a future legend of the ring to replace one from the past.     
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1996-06-06 [[Oscar De La Hoya]] w rsc 4 [[Julio Cesar Chavez]], Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Joe Cortez. From the moment the champion was badly cut over the left eye in the very first minute of the opening round he lost any chance he had of holding on to his title as De La Hoya (139) swarmed all over him. Half blinded, Chavez (139) continually walked into De La Hoya’s lightning-fast punches from both hands, it being only a matter of time when the fight would be stopped. The brilliant De La Hoya just could not miss Chavez, and after 2.37 of the fourth had expired the referee, under instruction from the ringside doctor, called a halt, thus ushering in a future legend of the ring to replace one from the past.     
 
    
 
    
 
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[[Category: 1996 Title Contests]]
 
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1996-06-06 Oscar De La Hoya w rsc 4 Julio Cesar Chavez, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Joe Cortez. From the moment the champion was badly cut over the left eye in the very first minute of the opening round he lost any chance he had of holding on to his title as De La Hoya (139) swarmed all over him. Half blinded, Chavez (139) continually walked into De La Hoya’s lightning-fast punches from both hands, it being only a matter of time when the fight would be stopped. The brilliant De La Hoya just could not miss Chavez, and after 2.37 of the fourth had expired the referee, under instruction from the ringside doctor, called a halt, thus ushering in a future legend of the ring to replace one from the past.