The Fall Brawl: Pernell Whitaker vs. Jorge Paez
Undisputed Lightweight Champion Pernell Whitaker goes to war with Jorge Paez in defense of his crown. Whitaker stands and slugs it out with Paez for twelve rounds, gradually wearing his rugged opponent down, but loses a point for pulling Paez's head down in the eleventh round. Referee Mills Lane also docks Paez a point for punching on a break in the twelfth round. In his final fight at 135 pounds, Whitaker takes home a unanimous decision.