LAS VEGAS PROMOTION: World Boxing Council super-lightweight championship: J Cesar Chavez (Mex) bt M Taylor (US) rsf 8th. WBC super-featherweight championship: G Ruelas (US) bt J Leija (US) pts. World Boxing Association junior welterweight championship: F Randall (US) bt J Coggi (Arg) pts. International Boxing Federation welterweight championship: F Trinidad (PR) bt L Ramon Campas (Mex) rsf 4th. IBF junior middleweight championship: V Pettway (US) bt G Rosi (It) ko 4th. WBC straw-weight championship: R Lopez (Mex) bt Yodsing Au Saengmorokot (Thai) ko 1st.Reuse content
JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ, of Mexico, weathered an early storm before stopping the American, Meldrick Taylor, in the eighth round to retain his World Boxing Council super- lightweight championship in Las Vegas on Saturday.