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Alexis Argüello vs. Aaron Pryor
(12 de Noviembre de 1982)
Aaron Pryor vs Alexis Argüello I
Aaron Pryor defends his WBA Light Welterweight Championship of the World against Alexis Arguello. The fight had been given alot of media attention and was considered a sure Fight of the Year winner.
The fight didn’t disappoint, but it didn’t get Fight of the Year, however it got ranked #8 in the 100 Greatest Fights of all time by Ring Magazine in 1996. The fight also had some controversy, as ‘Panama’ Lewis, the trainer of Pryor requested a specific bottle of which Pryor was to drink from; ‘The one that I mixed’.
The fight ended in the next round, and no urine test was administered by the Miami Boxing Commission after the bout. Because of this, they had a rematch 10 months later.
Their records at the time:
Aaron Pryor: 31-0
Alexis Arguello: 77-5
Cortesía: Levi Johansen
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