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Wilfredo Gomez KOs Carlos Zarate and Retains Crown This Day October 28, 1978

Wilfredo Gomez KOs Carlos Zarate and Retains Crown This Day October 28, 1978

 

  • Wilfredo Gomez 122
  • Carlos Zarate 122
  • Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan
  • TKO¬† 5
  • time: 0:44
  • referee: Harry Gibbs
  • World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight Title

 

Notes:

Both fighters were over 124lbs on first attempt at scales. Zarate had to make four trips to make 122lbs. Gomez knocked down Zarate twice in the fourth round, the second knockdown coming after the bell had sounded. Referee Harry Gibbs stopped the fight when Zarate was dropped again in the fifth and the Mexican corner threw in the towel.

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