Alexis Arguello vs. Alfredo Escalera (2nd meeting)
1979-02-04 : Alexis Arguello 129 lbs beat Alfredo Escalera 129¾ lbs by TKO at 1:24 in round 13 of 15
- Location: Sports Palace, Rimini, Emilia Romagna, Italy
- Referee: Angelo Poletti
- Arguello scored knockdowns in rounds four, five and thirteen, all from left hooks to the head, as well as a standing eight count in five. Arguello also scored cuts to the left brow and under the right eye, while suffering a cut above his right eye. Referee Poletti stopped the bout after about a seven count, when Escalera fell into a corner while trying to get up in round thirteen.