Vicente Saldivar vs. Howard Winstone (1st meeting)

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1965-09-07 : Howard Winstone 125¼ lbs lost to Vicente Saldivar 125¾ lbs by PTS in round 15 of 15

  • Location: Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
  • Referee: Bill Williams


"Vicente Saldivar of Mexico retained his world featherweight title Tuesday night by outpointing British and European champion Howard Winstone of Wales at London's Earl's Court Stadium. Saldivar concluded the 15 round match by throwing a furious barrage of punches at Winstone and opening a cut over the Welshman's right eye. English referee Bill Williams had no hesitation in raising the Mexican's hand at the end of the fight." -Associated Press

  • Unofficial AP scorecard - 9-3-3 Saldivar
  • Purses: Saldivar - $70,000, Winstone - Reported as being between $19,600 and $28,000
  • Attendance - 18,000 (sellout)