Classic Mexico Versus Puerto Rico Match (Wilfredo Gomez|Lupe Pintor)

Fight Date – 🗓️December 3rd, 1982
On The Line – WBC Super-Bantamweight Title (Gomez)
Location – The Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
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Another great match-up took place in this historic rivalry, as Puerto Rican legend 🇵🇷Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez (37-1-1, 37KO👊), and Mexican great 🇲🇽Lupe Pintor (49-5-1, 38KO👊) fought a thrilling contest that reached its pinnacle with a 14th round finish. 

Gomez early on took the initiative, and taking it up a notch in the third round for the early portion of the round, when Pintor came storming back to cap the round off, for a round that was rated “Round of the Year” by 🏆Ring-Magazine for its 1982 honors. With constant thrilling back and forth action bringing the 12,000 in attendance at the 🏟️Superdome to a feverish pitch, Gomez would ultimately win the war of attrition and endured Pintor’s heroics to get a memorable stoppage in the 14th round over the proud Mexican warrior to notch another signature victory in his career.

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Gomez with this win successfully made the 16th defense of his WBC World Title, and once again cemented his position as an overarching dominant Champion of his weight class.

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FULL FIGHT BELOW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d05nWUSQtds

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