Date: 31st January 1970
Venue: Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, Italy
Title: WBC World Super-lightweight Title
Promoter: I.T.O.S. - Rino Tommasi
Pedro Adigue Jr
( 29 - 9 - 5 )
Weight: 139 1/2 lbs
( 36 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 138-1/4 lbs
Filipino Pedro Adigue Jr took his WBC world super-lightweight title to the Palazzetto dello Sport in Rome, Italy to defend against local hero Bruno Acari (36-2-0), the reigning European champion.
British referee Teddy Waltham was the sole arbiter and returned a 74-66 scorecard in favour of Acari.
Acari went unbeaten from August 1966 until he retired in July 1978 including nine defences of the WBC title he won from Adigue Jr.