This Day in Boxing

Wilfred Benitez Beats Carlos Palomino Wins Crown This Day January 14, 1979

 

Wilfred Benitez Beats Carlos Palomino Wins Crown This Day January 14, 1979

 

  • Wilfred Benitez 146 lbs
  • Carlos Palomino 146½ lbs
  • SD in round 15
  • Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Referee: Zach Clayton 142-145
  • Judge: Harry Gibbs 146-143
  • Judge: Jay Edson 146-142
  • WBC Welterweight Title

 

 

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