Alexis Arguello vs. Rafael Limon
(Redirected from Fight:23598)Jump to navigation Jump to search
Alexis Arguello 130 lbs beat Rafael Limon 129 lbs by TKO at 1:40 in round 11 of 15
- Date: 1979-07-08
- Location: Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Tony Perez 6-2
- Judge: Artie Aidala 7-1
- Judge: Eva Shain 7-2
- Limon entered the fight as the WBC #1 super featherweight contender.
- Both fighters receive facial damage, Arguello sustains minor damage to the corner of his right eye, with a small welt beneath it while Limon receives damage both above and below his right eye.
- Limon bleeds badly throughout most of the bout.
- Fight fought with 8 ounce, Mexican manufactured Reyes gloves.
- Multiple early clash of heads that Limon ends up on the wrong side of, two of which Limon stops fighting to gesture about (the second time being hit with a hard straight right hand while his hands are down)
- A cut over Limon's right eye forced the stoppage. Referee Tony Perez waves off the contest after inspecting Limon's eyes in round 11.
- Videotape