Gene Fullmer W 15 Sugar Ray Robinson, NYC,
wins world middleweight title.
Pernell (Sweet Pea) Whitaker born.
Tommy Morrison born.
Masao Ohba KO 12 Chatchai Chionoi, Tokyo,
retains WBA flyweight title. 3 weeks later Ohba
is killed in a car accident. The 23-year-old Ohba
died with a career mark of 35-2-1 (15).
Guty Espadas KO 7 Kimio Furesawa, Tokyo,
retains WBA flyweight title.
Gabriel "Flash" Elorde, 49, dies.
In-Joo Cho W 12 Gerry Penalosa, Seoul,
retains WBC Super flyweight Title.