Adolph Pruitt vs. Johnny DePeiza

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1968-03-20 : Adolph Pruitt 139 lbs beat Johnny DePeiza 137 lbs by KO at 2:16 in round 1 of 10

  • Location: Silver Slipper, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

"Adolph Pruitt, the 8th ranked junior welterweight contender, made short work of outgunned Johnny DePeiza in the scheduled 10 round main event at the Silver Slipper Ballroom Wednesday night. Pruitt, 139, Los Angeles, stiffened his 137 lb. rival from Trinidad with an overhand right to the temple at 2:16 of the 1st round. DePeiza was staggered three times, twice by lefts and once by a straight right to the jaw bewfore going down flat on his face from the overhand right." -United Press International