2003-07-12 Zab Judah w pts 12 DeMarcus Corley, Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO

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2003-07-12 Zab Judah w pts 12 DeMarcus Corley, Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Joe Cortez. Scorecards: 115-112, 112-115, 115-112. Challenging for the title, and a battle between southpaws, by the third round the speedy Judah (140) was already proving to be too skilful, and towards the end of the session two left crosses had the champion down. However, with Judah failing to sustain the pressure it was close enough for the judges to disagree on many of the rounds. While Corley (139½) was never out of it he never took advantage of the opportunities when presented to him, and although he had a good tenth round he did not build on it. Despite the scores being much closer than anticipated, how one judge had Corley winning 115-112 was just amazing.