Julio Cesar Vasquez vs. Pernell Whitaker

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Pernell Whitaker 154 lbs beat Julio Cesar Vasquez 154 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Date: 1995-03-04
  • Location: Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
  • Referee: Tony Orlando
  • Judge: Guy Jutras 116-110
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  • Judge: Pinit Prayadsab 118-110
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  • Judge: John Riley 118-107
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Notes

  • Whitaker made $1.5 million and Vasquez got $500,000.
  • While showboating with his hands down, Whitaker was caught off balance and dropped by a left in the fourth round.
  • Vasquez had points deducted in rounds nine and eleven for holding and hitting.
  • Whitaker landed 320 of 564 punches (57%) and Vasquez connected on 243 of 803 (30%).
  • HBO judge Harold Lederman scored the fight 114-111 for Whitaker.
  • Whitaker became just the fourth fighter in boxing history to win world titles in four weight divisions.