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Edgar Sosa vs Jesus Iribe

Edgar Sosa vs Jesus Iribe

Date: 9th February 2008

Venue: Domo De La Feria, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

Title: WBC World Light-flyweight Title

Promoted by: Top Rank, Promociones Zanfer

Tv: Azteca

Edgar Sosa
( 30 - 5 - 0 )
Weight: 107 3/4 lbs

Jesus Iribe
( 12 - 4 - 4 )
Weight: 107 1/2 lbs


Mexico's Edgar Sosa made the fourth defence of his WBC World Light-flyweight Title against countryman Jesus Iribe. Sosa won the title in a vacant title opportunity against American Brian Viloria at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas ten months earlier.

Iribe would go on to be a three-time world title challenger but, on this night he found the champion far too much and lost by wide margins on the scorecards.

Scores: Miguel Angel Moran 119-109 | Humberto Olivares 120-108 | Gelasio Perez Huerta 120-108.