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Luis Alberto Perez vs Felix Machado

Luis Alberto Perez vs Felix Machado

Date: 4th January 2003

Venue: DC Armory, Washington DC, USA

Title: IBF World Super-flyweight Title

Promoted by: Don King Productions

Tv: Showtime

Luis Alberto Perez
( 20 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 114 lbs

Felix Machado
( 23 - 3 - 1 )
Weight: 115 lbs

Perez wins the IBF World Super-flyweight Title from Venezuelan Machado on a split decision at The DC Armory in Washington DC.

Scores:  Paul Artisst 115-112 | Walter Cavalieri 110-117 | Tammye Jenkins 114-113

Machado had a point taken away by referee Kenny Chevalier in the 5th round for a low blow.

The two would meet again 11 months later in a rematch that saw Perez win by a unanimous decision.