Rodolfo Martinez vs. Alberto Davila

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1977-11-17 : Alberto Davila beat Rodolfo Martinez 117¾ lbs by TKO at 2:40 in round 7 of 12

  • Location: Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Referee: John Thomas

"Alberto Davila of Pomona knocked out former WBC bantamweight champion Rodolfo Martinez of Mexico City at 2:40 of the 7th round at the Olympic Auditorium Thursday night. Davila knocked Martinez to the canvas four times in the 7th round before referee John Thomas stopped the bout. Martinez had a slight advantage entering the 7th round. There were no knockdowns before the 7th round. The scheduled 12 round bout was billed as a WBC title elimination fight." -Associated Press