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Leonard Dorin vs Raul Horacio Balbi

Leonard Dorin vs Raul Horacio Balbi

Date: 5th January 2002

Venue: Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Title: WBA World Lightweight Title

Promoted by: DiBella Entertainment

Tv: HBO Boxing After Dark

Leonard Dorin
( 19 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 134 lbs

Raul Horacio Balbi
( 48 - 4 - 1 )
Weight: 134 1/2 lbs


Canadian based Romanian Dorin wins the WBA World Lightweight Title from Argentinian Balbi at The Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on a split decision.

Scores: Duane Ford 114-113 | Ray Hawkins 112-115 | Gale Van Hoy 115-112.

Four months later the two would meet again, this time in Bucharest, Romania in a title rematch which Dorin would win this time by unanimous decision.




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