1985-07-28 Mike McCallum w rsc 8 (15) David Braxton, Tamiani Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA - WBA

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1985-07-28 Mike McCallum w rsc 8 (15) David Braxton, Tamiani Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA - WBA. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. Defending his title against a former sparring partner, McCallum (154) started well when banging in body shots and solid rights to the head of Braxton (154), almost stopping the latter in the fourth as volleys of punches hit the target. It got worse for Braxton in the fifth when his left eyelid was badly damaged, and although hitting back with some venom he could not dent McCallum’s defences. After Braxton had fought desperately to no avail in the next two sessions, with the eye damage worsening and his legs beginning to go the referee waved the fight over on the 2.26 mark.

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