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Victor Callejas vs Seung Hoon Lee

Victor Callejas vs Seung Hoon Lee

Date: 2nd February 1985

Venue: Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Title: WBA World Super-bantamweight Title

Promoted by: Salinas Sports Promotions

Victor Callejas
( 21 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 121 1/2 lbs

Seung Hoon Lee
( 33 - 4 - 0 )
Weight: 121 1/2 lbs


South Korea's Seung Hoon Lee (33-4-0) travelled to the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico to challenge Callejas (21-1-0) who was making the first defence of the WBA world super-bantamweight title he won from Italy's Loris Stecca nine months earlier.

Callejas won by unanimous decision over the 15 round championship distance.

Scores: Larry Rozadilla 145-141 | Antonio Requena 147-141 | Fernando Viso 146-142.

Callejas defended the title in Italy against Stecca in a rematch, nine months after the Seung Hoon Lee match, winning by 6th round Tko.

Seung Hoon Lee went on to win the vacant IBF world super-bantamweight title in January 1987.