1999-08-07 Acelino Freitas w co 1 Anatoly Alexandrov, Sports Palace, Le Cannet, France - WBO

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1999-08-07 Acelino Freitas w co 1 Anatoly Alexandrov, Sports Palace, Le Cannet, France - WBO. Referee: Michael Ortega. Making a confident start Freitas (129½) almost immediately hurt Alexandrov (129¼) with a shuddering right to the head, and although the champion remained erect he would not be standing for long. After opening up with both hands, when another heavy right from Freitas landed on Alexandrov’s jaw he crashed down to be counted out at 1.41 of the first. Unconscious for almost five minutes, Alexandrov was transported to hospital before thankfully recovering.