Date: 3rd February 1987
Venue: Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
Title: WBA World Bantamweight Title
Promoter: Goossen Boxing, Forum Boxing
Tv: CBS Sports
( 20 - 2 - 2 )
Weight: 118 lbs
( 41 - 6 - 1 )
Weight: 117 3/4 lbs
Venezuela's WBA world bantamweight champion Bernardo Pinango made the third defence of the title he won from Gaby Canizales eight months earlier at the Forum in Inglewood, California against Frankie Duarte from nearby Venice, California.
The champion won by unanimous decision over the 15 round championship distance in an entertaining fight.
Scores: Rodolfo Hill 143-140 | Juan Maio 145-140 | Roberto Ramirez Sr 142-141.
After this fight, Pinango vacated the title to fight for the WBA world super-bantamweight which he won from Julio Gervacio in February 1988.