1998-08-14 Ruben Sanchez Leon w tdec 8 Carlos Salazar, Estrado Auditorium, Mexicali, Mexico - WBO

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1998-08-14 Ruben Sanchez Leon w tdec 8 Carlos Salazar, Estrado Auditorium, Mexicali, Mexico - WBO. Referee: Lou Moret. Scorecards: 68-65, 68-65, 68-65. The title changed hands amidst much protestation after Salazar (112) had his jaw broken by a left hook in the eighth round following a clinch and the referee decided to go to the scorecards on the 2.47 mark. Prior to that, the southpaw champion’s nose bled freely from the third, while Sanchez (112) sustained a cut right cheek in the fifth.