A day like today, Manuel Ortiz defended his bantamweight world title
Manuel Ortiz, considered by many as a brilliant bantamweight Champion, defeated Joe Robleto by unanimous decision in 15 rounds. The bout took place at the Municipality Auditorium of Long Beach, California. The Referee was Benny Whitman. Manuel fought 131 times, winning 54 by KO, with three draws and 28 defeats. He was only stopped once.