Obelmejias retired for good after three more wins; he was approaching, at 38, the mandatory boxing retirement age of 40 in Venezuela after his last fight, a ten round decision win over Eduardo Rodriguez.
Obelmejias had a record of 52 wins and five losses, with 41 wins by way of knockout.
|WBA Super Middleweight Champion
23 May 1988 – 28 May 1989
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