A day like today, Erbito Salavarría became WBC champion
December 7, 1970.- Filipino, Erbito Salavarría became WBC flyweight champion after defeating Thai Chartchai Chionoi by TKO in the 2nd round. The clash was at the Army Sports Stadium of Bangkok, Thailand. Chionoi was dropped three times. He recovered from this ordeal to resiliently and successfully continue his career, re-conquering the title!