On this day: Miguel Velázquez conquered the WBC lightweight title

Lourdes Juárez & Diana Fernández pre-weigh-in weights | Boxen247.com (Kristian von Sponneck)Lourdes Juárez & Diana Fernández pre-weigh-in weights | Boxen247.com (Kristian von Sponneck)

Miguel Velázquez vs. Saensak Muangsurin

Sports Palace of Madrid, Spain – June 30th, 1976

At the Sports Palace of Madrid, Miguel Velázquez from the Canary Islands, won against southpaw Thai, Saensak Muangsurin, via a fifth round disqualification, With this victory he conquered the WBC lightweight championship. The Referee of the fight was Mexican Abraham Chavarría.

(by Kristian von Sponneck)

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