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September 11, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jesse Benavides, World Boxing Organization junior-featherweight champion, is free on $500 bond following his arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
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September 11, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jesse Benavides, World Boxing Organization junior-featherweight champion, is free on $500 bond following his arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
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March 26, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jesse Benavides won a 10-round decision from World Boxing Assn. junior-featherweight champion Jesus Salud on Sunday, but he won't be given the title because it was an unsanctioned fight. "I feel like a champion right now," Benavides said. "I feel like a legitimate world champion." But the WBA earlier ordered Salud to face No. 1 contender Luis Mendoza Saturday in Colombia and said it would strip the title from Salud if he did not.
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March 26, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jesse Benavides won a 10-round decision from World Boxing Assn. junior-featherweight champion Jesus Salud on Sunday, but he won't be given the title because it was an unsanctioned fight. "I feel like a champion right now," Benavides said. "I feel like a legitimate world champion." But the WBA earlier ordered Salud to face No. 1 contender Luis Mendoza Saturday in Colombia and said it would strip the title from Salud if he did not.
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August 31, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jesse Benavides of Corpus Christi, Tex., successfully defended his World Boxing Organization junior featherweight title with a fifth-round technical knockout of Mexico's Fernando Ramos in Corpus Christi.
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April 2, 1996 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Former world junior featherweight champion Kennedy McKinney has pulled out of his fight at the Pond of Anaheim's pay-per-view card on May 4, according to Forum Boxing's John Beyrooty. McKinney reportedly took a more lucrative offer to fight on a show televised by CBS. The card at the Pond, being promoted by Forum Boxing, features World Boxing Organization champion Marco Antonio Barrera (40-0) against Jesse Benavides (40-4-1) for Barrera's WBO title.
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May 4, 1996 | STEVE SPRINGER
The last time World Boxing Organization junior featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera fought, there were six knockdowns. He accounted for five of those in defending his title with a 12th-round knockout of Kennedy McKinney at the Forum.
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May 5, 1996 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Marco Antonio Barrera tried to get into the Pond of Anaheim on Saturday night, he was stopped because he didn't have a credential. It proved to be the biggest obstacle the World Boxing Organization junior-featherweight champion faced all night. Barrera successfully defended his title and improved to 41-0 with 29 knockouts by stopping Jesse Benavides (40-5-1, 25 knockouts) with 1:45 remaining in the third round.
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March 21, 1996 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Boxing promoter Roy Englebrecht will try to match his successful Irvine Marriott shows with a monthly card at Long Beach State's Pyramid beginning May 16. Englebrecht will be the promoter and Eddie Hodges of 365 Entertainment will manage the shows, which will be held on the third Thursday of every month. Englebrecht said the shows will begin with a California State title fight or a Penta Intercontinental title bout.
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December 16, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Second baseman Julio Franco and the Chicago White Sox agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract that gives him the chance to earn an additional $1.5 million in performance bonuses. Franco, 32, hit .289 with 14 home runs and 84 runs batted in for the Texas Rangers last season. He has a .300 average over 12 seasons. Tennis Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf were named world champions for 1993 by the International Tennis Federation. Sampras won Wimbledon and the U.S.
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May 4, 1996 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Lawrence Taylor, one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history, was arrested Friday night in Myrtle Beach, S.C., when he tried to buy $100 worth of crack cocaine from undercover agents. Taylor, 37, was arrested along with 14 others in a reverse drug sting, said Hugh Munn, spokesman for the State Law Enforcement Division. Taylor paid a surety bond of $5,000 and was released, Munn said. Taylor, of Williamsburg, Va., was in town for a celebrity golf tournament.
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