1996-06-15 Rosendo Alvarez w pts 12 Eric Chavez, Municipal Gym, Sendai, Japan - WBA
1996-06-15 Rosendo Alvarez w pts 12 Eric Chavez, Municipal Gym, Sendai, Japan - WBA. Referee: Tony Weeks. Scorecards: 114-114, 119-111, 115-113. Alvarez (105) soon got his act together, steadily piling up points, while the hard-hitting Chavez (104¼) found it difficult to match the champion’s work-rate. Cut over the right eye in the fourth and chasing Alvarez’s shadow most of the time, the Filipino, who was on the verge of being stopped in the 11th, recovered well to hear the final bell.