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February 28, 1989
John Montes will box Sammy Fuentes tonight in the super-lightweight tournament at the Forum.
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February 21, 1995 | CHRIS DUSFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sammy Fuentes, replacement boxer, didn't have to cross a picket line to win the World Boxing Organization's junior-welterweight title Monday night. All he had to do was answer the phone. A late replacement for the injured Hector Lopez, the 31-year-old Fuentes, given up for done in most quarters, stopped favored Fidel Avendano at 41 seconds of the second round before 4,092 at the Forum.
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August 15, 1989
Sammy Fuentes of Puerto Rico earned a unanimous 12-round decision over Rodolfo Aguilar of Panama to win the World Boxing Council Continental Americas super-lightweight title Monday night at the Forum. Fuentes dominated the bout against Aguilar, who had a point deducted in the sixth round for holding. It was a rematch of a draw May 15, when the boxers fought for the Forum super-lightweight title. In that fight, Fuentes knocked Aguilar down twice.
SPORTS
August 15, 1989
Sammy Fuentes of Puerto Rico earned a unanimous 12-round decision over Rodolfo Aguilar of Panama to win the World Boxing Council Continental Americas super-lightweight title Monday night at the Forum. Fuentes dominated the bout against Aguilar, who had a point deducted in the sixth round for holding. It was a rematch of a draw May 15, when the boxers fought for the Forum super-lightweight title. In that fight, Fuentes knocked Aguilar down twice.
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February 21, 1995 | CHRIS DUSFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sammy Fuentes, replacement boxer, didn't have to cross a picket line to win the World Boxing Organization's junior-welterweight title Monday night. All he had to do was answer the phone. A late replacement for the injured Hector Lopez, the 31-year-old Fuentes, given up for done in most quarters, stopped favored Fidel Avendano at 41 seconds of the second round before 4,092 at the Forum.
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June 2, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Sammy Fuentes of Puerto Rico knocked out Marco Antonio Lizarraga of Mexico in the seventh round of a scheduled 10-round junior-welterweight bout at the Forum. Fuentes knocked Lizarraga down with a right uppercut, and the Mexican fighter was counted out by referee Lou Moret at 2:28. Fuentes, 142 pounds, improved to 23-9-1 with 19 victories by knockout. Lizarraga, 140 1/2, fell to 37-5-1 with 26 knockouts.
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February 20, 1995 | CHRIS DUFRESNE
On a card that could have been billed "Vacancies," Acapulco's Fidel Avendano takes on Sammy Fuentes of Hermosa Beach tonight at the Forum for the World Boxing Organization's junior-welterweight title. The boxers are vying for the 140-pound championship left vacant by Zack Padilla after he was diagnosed with a small blood clot on his brain and suspended by the California Athletic Commission.
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November 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
Julio Cesar Chavez was expecting what few others were from Sammy Fuentes Saturday night in Las Vegas--a tough fight from the heavy underdog. Chavez got just that, but managed to retain his World Boxing Council super-lightweight title when the fight was stopped after the 10th round with a half-blinded Fuentes standing in his corner. "It was not an easy fight, but I anticipated a tough fight," Chavez said after winning for the 67th time in as many pro fights. "I knew he would be a tough fighter."
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May 29, 1992
Two super lightweight and a lightweight bout will highlight the Forum boxing card Monday night. Sammy Fuentes will fight Marco Antonio Lizarraga, and David Kamau will meet Pedro De La Cruz in super lightweight bouts scheduled for 10 rounds. Fuentes, who is from Puerto Rico, is 27-8-1 with 15 knockouts. Lizarraga, a southpaw from Mazatlan, Mexico, is 36-4-1 with 25 KOs. Kenyan-born Kamau, who now lives in Los Angeles, is 15-0 with 12 KOs.
SPORTS
February 28, 1989
John Montes will box Sammy Fuentes tonight in the super-lightweight tournament at the Forum.
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