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Leroy Haley vs Saoul Mamby 2

Leroy Haley vs Saoul Mamby 2

Date: 13th February 1983

Venue: Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Title: WBC World Super-lightweight Title

Promoted by: Don King Productions

Tv: CBS Sports

Leroy Haley
( 46 - 2 - 2 )
Weight: 139 1/2 lbs

Saoul Mamby
( 33 - 13 - 5 )
Weight: 138 1/4 lbs


In the second defence of his WBC World Super-lightweight Title, Las Vegas-based Leroy Haley faced the man he won the title from eight months earlier, Saoul Mamby in Cleveland, Ohio, the hometown of promoter Don King.

Their first meeting ended in a close split decision win for Haley who went on to make his first defence against Italy based Argentinian Juan Jose Gimenez (W UD 15).

Once again, the fight was close, but on this occasion the judges were in agreement, awarding the champion a unanimous decision victory.

Scores: Arlen Bynum 115-114 | Henry Elespuru 115-114 | Chuck Minker 115-113.

Haley would lose the title in his next defence against Bruce Curry (Brother of Donald).

 



 
 

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