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This Day in Boxing July 17, 1976 Cuevas KOs Espada

Pipino Cuevas bombs Angel Espada in 2



Plaza de Toros Calafia, Mexicali, Baja California W TKO 2/15

Espada was knocked down three times in the second round.

Cuevas becomes the youngest person to ever win a welterweight championship at 18 years old.

Cuevas would go on to defend his title eleven different times, before losing to Thomas Hearns in 1980.



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