Pernell Whitaker vs. Louie Lomeli
1989-04-30 : Pernell Whitaker 134½ lbs beat Louie Lomeli 134½ lbs by TKO at 2:43 in round 3 of 12
- Location: Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
- Referee: Al Rothenberg
- Judge: Jim Traylor 20-18
- Judge: Stanley Berg 20-18
- Judge: Al Wilensky 20-18
- International Boxing Federation Lightweight Title (1st defense by Whitaker)
Whitaker staggered Lomeli with a left in the first round, then backed him into a corner and landed a series of combinations.
Lomeli was dropped by a left in the third round. He got up, but after several uncontested power shots by Whitaker, the referee stopped the fight.