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Pipino Cuevas KOs Pete Ranzany This Day September 9, 1978 Retains Crown

 

Pipino Cuevas KOs Pete Ranzany This Day September 9, 1978 Retains Crown

 

 

  • Pipino Cuevas 146¼ lbs
  • Pete Ranzany 146½ lbs
  • TKO at 1:57 in round 2 of 15
  • Hughes Arena, Sacramento, California
  • Referee: Isidro Rodriguez
  • Judge: Marco Antonio Rodriguez
  • Judge: Dave Nelson
  • WBA Welterweight Title

 

Notes:

Ranzany was knocked down twice with left hooks in the 2nd round, and was cut and reeling helplessly when the bout was halted. Ranzany entered the bout as the WBA’s #1 contender.

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