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Pernell Whitaker vs Freddie Pendleton

Pernell Whitaker vs Freddie Pendleton

Date: 3rd February 1990

Venue: Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Title: WBC & IBF World Lightweight Titles

Promoted by: Main Events

Pernell Whitaker
( 20 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 134 3/4 lbs

Freddie Pendleton
( 24 - 16 - 3 )
Weight: 135 lbs


Whitaker defended his WBC & IBF world lightweight titles against Pendleton at the Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey in what was his first defence of the WBC belt and third for the IBF crown.

Whitaker fought a largely defensive fight due to Pendleton's vaunted right had power and won by unanimous decision.

Scores: Phil Newman 117-113 | Jim Traylor 116-112 | Stuart Winston 116-112.

 




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