Lionel Rose vs. Ruben Olivares

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Ruben Olivares 118 lbs beat Lionel Rose 118 lbs by KO at 2:24 in round 5 of 15

  • Date: 1969-08-22
  • Location: Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
  • Referee: Larry Rozadilla
  • WBC Bantamweight title (4th defense for Rose)
  • WBA Bantamweight title (4th defense for Rose)



  • Rose down once in the 2nd and twice in the 5th round.
  • Olivares helps Rose's corner pick Rose up from the canvas.
  • The crowd, media and police go crazy in the ring as shoving and pushing takes over.