Re: Jose Napoles 'The Mark of Brilliance'
Early - Jose 'Mantequilla' Napoles
Saturday Night - April 25, 1964
Mexico City - Federal District
Attendance - 10,000
Jose 'Mantequilla' Napoles - 33-3-0 (16 KO's)
The 24 year-old - 5' 7 1/2" 135 lb. Napoles, was the #2 Ranked Lightweight
Alfredo 'Canelo' Urbina - 40-11-3 (23 KO's)
The 28 year-old - 5' 7" 135 lb. Mexican - Alfredo Urbina was the #1 Ranked Lightweight.
Urbina was coming off impressive wins over Top Lightweights -
Joe Brown, Tony Perez, LC Morgan, Gene Gresham as well as an 'upset' over
Jose Napoles earlier, on April 27, 1963.
The winner of this 'Elimination Bout' would get to fight Venezuelan - Carlos Hernandez on June 22, 1964.
The winner of the June 22, 1964 bout - was supposed to get to Challenge Lightweight Champion - Carlos Ortiz
in September or October 1964.
Last edited by Senor Pepe'; 11-27-2012 at 12:22 PM.