Boxing Only


52 years ago

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

Promoter: 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.


Pedro Adigue Jr vs Bruno Acari on Vimeo



 
 

Related Links


Pedro Adigue Jr vs Bruno Acari