29.04.06 – By Jim Amato: Acelino Freitas of Brazil is the new WBO lightweight champion via a razor close and debateable twelve round decision over Zahir Raheem. Each boxer came into this fight with one career defeat. Raheem lost a disputed decision to the talented Rocky Juarez. Former champion Frietas was stopped by Diego Corrales. The scoring was 115-113 for Raheem, 115-113 for Freitas and 116-112 for the new title holder, Freitas.
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