Luisito Espinosa vs. Carlos Alberto Ramon Rios
1997-12-06 : Luisito Espinosa 125 lbs beat Carlos Alberto Ramon Rios 125½ lbs by TKO at 1:29 in round 6 of 12
- Location: South Cotabato Stadium, Koronadal City, Cotabato del Sur, Philippines
- Referee: Jay Nady
- Judge: Nicolas Hidalgo 49-43
- Judge: Daniel Talon 48-44
- Judge: Ken Morita 49-43
- Soon after this bout took place, Espinosa filed a lawsuit against its promoters, claiming that he never received his purse of approximately $150,000. As of May 2006, no verdict has been rendered in the case. The principal defendant in the case is Rodolfo Nazario, former business manager of Manny Pacquiao and husband of a Filipino Supreme Court justice.