Pernell Whitaker vs. Juan Nazario

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1990-08-11 : Pernell Whitaker 135 lbs beat Juan Nazario 135 lbs by KO at 2:59 in round 1 of 12

Notes

  • Whitaker was a 9-1 favorite.
  • There was a crowd of 5,500.
  • Whitaker's purse was $500,000 and Nazario's was $450,000.
  • Nazario was put down for the count with a left to the chin.
  • Whitaker became the first Undisputed World Lightweight Champion since Roberto Duran in 1978.