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International boxing hall of fame member and World Boxing Association Bantamweight Champion Jeff Chandler made the third defense of his title after stopping Julian Solis at 2:58 of round seven at Resorts International Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on July 25th, 1981. This was a rematch from November of 1980 when Chandler beat Solis for the WBA crown. The 24 year old Chandler led on the scorecards 60-54, 59-57, and 58-57 at the time of the stoppage and improved to 26-0-2, 13 KO’s. The 24 year old Solis dropped to 22-2, 10 KO’s.


International Boxing Hall of Fame member Orlando Canizales won the IBF World Bantamweight championship after stopping Kelvin Seabrooks at 1:03 of round 15 at the Sands Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey on July 9, 1988. Canizales scored knockdowns in round one and 15 and led on the scorecards 138-127, 138-128, and 137-128 at the time of the stoppage. The 22 year old Canizales improved to 20-1-1, 17 KO’s and would go on to defend the title a Bantamweight record 16 times. The 25 year old Seabrooks was making the fourth defense of the title and fell to 26-14, 21 KO’s.