Jorge Paez (38-3-4, 25 KOs)
vs. Pernell Whitaker (26-1, 13 KOs)
Oct. 5, 1991, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nev.
With three title belts and the only loss of his career (Jose Luis Ramirez, by split decision) a widely disputed one, Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker already was sitting on boxing's unofficial pound-for-pound throne. The flamboyant and explosive Paez came into this bout with a puncher's chance and an infamous reputation.
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Pernell Whitaker & Jorge Paez