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1958-01-21 [[Virgil Akins]] w rsc 12 (15) [[Tony DeMarco]], The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MASSACHUSETTS. Referee: Eddie Bradley. The return bout between the pair, saw DeMarco (147) going well in the early stages before tiring and becoming a target for the hard-punching Akins (147). Down in the eighth round from a hard left to the jaw and floored twice in the 11th, DeMarco was staggered by a tremendous right to the jaw in the 12th, and ready to be dropped, he was rescued by the referee at 1.53 of the session.  
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1958-01-21 [[Virgil Akins]] w rsc 12 (15) [[Tony DeMarco]], The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MASSACHUSETTS. Referee: Eddie Bradley. The return bout between the pair saw DeMarco (147) going well in the early stages before tiring and becoming a target for the hard-punching Akins (147). Down in the eighth round from a hard left to the jaw and floored twice in the 11th, DeMarco was staggered by a tremendous right to the jaw in the 12th prior to being rescued by the referee at 1.53 of the session.  
  
Following Akins v DeMarco (2), the semi-final legs of the elimination tournament saw Akins kayo [[Isaac Logart]] inside six rounds on 21 March 1958 at Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, while [[Vince Martinez]] drew a bye into the final.
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Following Akins v DeMarco (2), the semi-final legs of the elimination tournament saw Akins kayo [[Isaac Logart]] inside six rounds at Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York on 21 March 1958, while [[Vince Martinez]] drew a bye into the final.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:26, 29 May 2013

1958-01-21 Virgil Akins w rsc 12 (15) Tony DeMarco, The Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MASSACHUSETTS. Referee: Eddie Bradley. The return bout between the pair saw DeMarco (147) going well in the early stages before tiring and becoming a target for the hard-punching Akins (147). Down in the eighth round from a hard left to the jaw and floored twice in the 11th, DeMarco was staggered by a tremendous right to the jaw in the 12th prior to being rescued by the referee at 1.53 of the session.

Following Akins v DeMarco (2), the semi-final legs of the elimination tournament saw Akins kayo Isaac Logart inside six rounds at Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York on 21 March 1958, while Vince Martinez drew a bye into the final.