Rafael Ruelas vs. Robert Rivera
1993-02-23 : Rafael Ruelas 135 lbs beat Robert Rivera 139 lbs by TKO at 2:23 in round 3 of 12
- Location: Country Club, Reseda, California, USA
- Referee: Burton Gillium
- Judge: Marty Sammon
- Judge: Dick Young
- Judge: Chuck Giampa
- NABF Lightweight Title (1st defense of Ruelas)
- Rivera down twice in the 3rd round. Referee stops the fight when Rivera is being punished on the ropes.
- Ruelas was deducted a point for low blow in the 2nd round.
- Rivera knocked down reportedly for the 1st time as a pro.
- Ruelas ranked #1 IBF, #1 WBC, #4 WBC, #6 WBO.