Name: CAMACHO, HECTOR-TONY BALTAZAR & WITAKER-NAZARIO & TAYLOR-RAMOS ON SITE POSTER (1990)
History: On August 11, 1990 at Caesars Tahoe in Stateline, Nevada Hector "Macho" Camacho defended hia super leightweight title against Tony Baltazar. Camacho won a unanimous 12 round decision. Baltazar had a point deducted for a low blow in the ninth round.
The New York Times reported: "In recent years, Camacho had been criticized for excessive holding. But tonight he stood his ground against Baltazar and traded punches. And in the process, he gave Baltazar a boxing lesson." Also on the show world lightweight champion Pernell Whitaker knocked out WBA Lightweight Champion Juan Nazario in the first round to unify the titles. Whitaker was a 9-1 favorite. There was a crowd of 5,500. Whitaker's purse was $500,000 and Nazario's was $450,000. Nazario was put down for the count with a left to the chin. Whitaker became the first Undisputed World Lightweight Champion since Roberto Duran in 1978. In a junior welterweight bout Meldrick Taylor won a unanimous ten round decision over Primo Ramos. Offered here is a scarce, original, on site poster for this event.
Full description: This is an original, heavy paper, on site poster which pictures Taylor, Whitaker and Camacho. Bold color and print. Bold, clear images. Clean front and back. Names of each fighter is written on the image. These are not signatures. No tack holes.Light crease in lower right corner. No tears. 22" x 28." Scarce poster.
Size: 22 x 28
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Camacho, Hector \"Macho\" - Whitaker, Pernell
Condition: very good
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