1971-12-15 Vicente Rondon w co 8 (15) Doyle Baird, The Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - WBA

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1971-12-15 Vicente Rondon w co 8 (15) Doyle Baird, The Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - WBA. Referee: John Christopher. Having started at a fair pace, Baird (170) was beginning to feel it by the fourth as Rondon (175) got down to work with short lefts and rights to the head that stopped him in his tracks. Regardless, the challenger continued to come forward, but by the seventh, badly cut over both eyes and bleeding profusely from the nose, he could hardly see. In the eighth it was all over for the game Baird after he was dropped three times and counted out on the last occasion, the finish timed at 2.10.