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48 years ago

Venice Borkorsor vs Erbito Salavarria

Venice Borkorsor vs Erbito Salavarria

Date: 9th February 1973

Venue: Kittikachorn Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand

Title: WBC World Flyweight Title

Venice Borkorsor
( 32 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 112 lbs

Erbito Salavarria
( 34 - 6 - 3 )
Weight: 112 lbs


Venice Borkorsor made the first defence of his WBC World Flyweight Title against Filipino Erbito Salavarria.

Borkorsor won the title from Venezuelan Betulio Gonzalez at Kittikachorn Stadium five months earlier.

Borkorsor won by a unanimous decision over Salavarria. All three of the Thai judges scoring for Borkorsor by wide margins.

Scores: 150-138 | 150-136 | 150-140.

Borkorsor vacated the title to move up to the Bantamweight division but failed in two attempts against Rafael Herrera and Rodolfo Martinez. 

Salavarria held the WBC and WBA World Flyweight Titles during his career.