This day in boxing history, June 28

Posted: June 28, 2018 in Boxing
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International Boxing Hall of Fame boxer Mando Ramos won a 15 round split decision over Pedro Carrasco on June 28th, 1972 at the Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid, Spain to retain the lineal Lightweight Championship of the World. This was the third straight meeting between the fighters, with each claiming a win. The 23 year old Ramos entered with a record of 32-5, 20 KO’s while the 28 year old Carrasco was 103-2-2, 64 KO’s. The last bout took place on February 18th, with Ramos also winning via 15 round split decision.


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