Julio Cesar Vasquez vs. Pernell Whitaker

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1995-03-04 : Pernell Whitaker 153¾ lbs beat Julio Cesar Vasquez 153¾ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


  • Whitaker made $1.5 million and Vasquez got $500,000.
  • While showboating with his hands down, Whitaker was caught off balance and dropped by a left in the fourth round.
  • Vasquez had points deducted in rounds nine and eleven for holding and hitting.
  • Whitaker landed 320 of 564 punches (57%) and Vasquez connected on 243 of 803 (30%).
  • HBO judge Harold Lederman scored the fight 114-111 for Whitaker.
  • Whitaker became just the fourth fighter in boxing history to win world titles in four weight divisions.