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Pedro Adigue Jr vs Bruno Acari

Pedro Adigue Jr vs Bruno Acari

Date: 31st January 1970

Venue: Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma, Lazio, Italy

Title: WBC World Super-lightweight Title

Promoted by: I.T.O.S. - Rino Tommasi

Pedro Adigue Jr
( 29 - 9 - 5 )
Weight: 139 1/2 lbs

Bruno Acari
( 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.