This Day In Boxing History: July 8, 1979 – Alexis Arguello stopped Rafael Limon to retain his WBC super featherweight title

Alexis Arguello stopped Rafael “Bazooka” Limon in Round 11 to retain his WBC super featherweight title at New York’s Felt Forum. Arguello, making his fifth title defense, opened a cut over the right eye of Limon in Round 1 and battered the challenger throughout the fight until referee Tony Perez stopped the bout because of the severity of the cut.

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