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1998-11-28 : Kostya Tszyu 139 lbs beat Diosbelys Hurtado 139¼ lbs by TKO at 2:35 in round 5 of 12
- World Boxing Council Light Welterweight Title (Interim title)
- Weights: Tszyu 139 lbs, Hurtado 139.25 lbs
- Hurtado was down once in the 1st round.
- Tszyu was down twice in the 1st round.
- Though the full version of the WBC light welterweight title was vacant at the time of this fight, it was for the interim belt only as the #1 contender in the WBC, Miguel Angel Gonzalez, was not included in the contest.