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Old 10-09-2012, 08:21 AM   #7
Senor Pepe'
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Default Re: Wilfred Benitez 'Comback 1980'

Somehwhat blocked out of the WBC Welterweight race,,,,,,,

And 'frozen out' of the WBA

July 1980

Jim Jacobs and Bill Cayton tried to 'finagle' Wilfred into a (September 1980) bout with
WBC Light-Middleweight Champion - British - Maurice 'Mo' Hope.

Maurice Hope had a 'mandatory rematch' with former Champion - Rocky Mattioli
in July 1980, and had to meet the #1 WBC Challenger - Argentinian Carlos Herrera
within '120-days' after that bout.

Jim Jacobs and Bill Cayton offered Carlos Herrera $50,000 'side-step-money', to permit
Wilfred fight Maurice Hope first,,,,,,,

But the #1 WBC Challenger - Carlos Herrera would not accept the 'side-step money'
that was offered him, as he believed he could defeat Maurice Hope in November 1980.

To stay busy,,,,,,,,,,,,,enter Tony Chiaverini

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