Rafael Limon vs. Bobby Chacon (4th meeting)

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Bobby Chacon 130 lbs beat Rafael Limon 130 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15

  • WBC Super Featherweight Title (Limon defending)
  • The long armed Limon controlled the early action, landing a stiff jab, and exploding with combinations in spots.
  • As the fight wore on, Chacon was able to land the lead right with more and more accuracy on his southpaw opponent.
  • Chacon was down in round 3 from a left hand. Chacon appeared to be off balance, but a punch did land.
  • Chacon was cut near the right eye/nose in round 4.
  • Chacon was dropped in round 10 by a looping counter left.
  • Limon was down with seconds to go in round 15 after absorbing two lead rights.
  • Fight was aired live on ABC's Wide World of Sports, with Keith Jackson (better known for his work on college football) as commentator.

Fight was named Ring Magazine Fight of the Year.

  • Video[1] Long time Chacon associate Babe Griffin can be seen in Chacon's corner.