Wilfred Benitez vs. Roberto Duran

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1982-01-30 : Roberto Duran 152½ lbs lost to Wilfred Benitez 152¼ lbs by UD in round 15 of 15

  • Unofficial AP scorecard: 147-138 Benitez
  • Unofficial UPI scorecard: 148-139 Benitez
  • World Boxing Council Super Welterweight Title (2nd defense by Benitez)


  • The fighters had a combined record of 117-3-1 coming into the fight.
  • Benitez got $1.4 million and Duran received $500,000.
  • Benitez was a 9 to 5 favorite.
  • The fight took place at the 4,500-seat Caesars Palace Sports Pavilion.
  • The fight was televised live by HBO.