Ernesto Espana vs. Johnny Lira
1979-08-04 : Ernesto Espana 134¾ lbs beat Johnny Lira 133¾ lbs by TKO in round 9 of 15
- Location: Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Referee: Roque Nova 42-36
- Judge: Rodolfo Hill 42-38
- Judge: Ismael Wiso Fernandez 42-38
WBA World Lightweight Title
- Espana down in Round 7; Lira down in Round 8.
- Lira suffered a broken jaw in the eighth round.