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Title
Bobby Chacon vs Rafael "Bazooka" Limon
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Papaleo, Ken
Date Created and/or Issued
1980
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1889-1989
Pacoima's Bobby Chacon (left) never ducked an opponent or a punch. One of the gutsiest Mexican-American champs, the junior lightweight fought the best--including Danny "Little Red" Lopez. Ruben Olivares, and Alexis Arguello; the finale of Chacon's epic four-fight set with Rafael "Bazooka" Limon (shown here during their third fight) is remembered as one of the great brawls in boxing history. Like Quarry, Chacon absorbed much punishment in the ring and suffers from damage to the brain. Photo dated: March 22, 1980.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00049077
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Boxing.
CARL0000052860
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17291
Subject
Chacon, Bobby
Limon, Rafael
Boxers (Sports)--California--Los Angeles
Boxing--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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