Originally Posted by Senor Pepe'
Wilfred had just turned 21, when he fought Ray Leonard in November 1979.
Strength wise, the Wilfred Benitez of 1981 and 1982, was more of a complete
A close bout for these guys at 154 lbs. from mid-1981 thru the end of 1982.
I wouldn't be suprised with a 15-Round Draw.
On the other hand Leonard gained invaluable experience from his fights with Duran and Hearns. He'd also have a mental edge in winning the first one.
If Leonard aquitted himself fully to the fight, I see him winning again. He showed against Kalule that he was robust and powerful, while still very fast, at 154 as well.