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Old 10-08-2012, 04:54 PM   #4
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Default Re: Wilfred Benitez 'Comback 1980'

Originally Posted by Lord Tywin View Post
Benitez ducked Irish Johnny Turner and instead faced Sugar Ray Leonard. What a chicken. Thats funny.
'Papa' Benitez pulled Wilfred out of a bout with Johnny Turner in {May 1978}.....That is a fact.......

Johnny Turner called Wilfred a 'chicken' the New York Daily News.

Do your homework

Wilfred pulled out of '2' title defenses in 1979

* May 26, 1979 vs. Davey Boy Green (in Monte Carlo)
* August 1979 vs. 'Irish' Jonnny Turner (in Madison Square Garden)

It wasn't worth it to fight Johnny Turner for $125,000 in Madison Square Garden- when they had
a $1,200,000 fight purse waiting for them in November 1979 versus Ray Leonard.

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