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This Day in Boxing July 30, 1977 Monzon Beats Valdes

This Day in Boxing July 30, 1977 Monzon Beats Valdes

Carlos Monzon survives a knockdown in his last pro fight.

 

 

1977-07-30

Carlos Monzon 159

Rodrigo Valdes 158¼

Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monaco W UD 15/15

referee: Roland Dakin 144-141   judges: Mario Poletti 145-143, Kurt Halbach 147-144

WBC World middleweight title

WBA World middleweight title

Monzon was knocked down in the 2nd round. Monzon announced retirement in August 1977

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