1962-05-04 Eder Jofre w rsc 10 (15) Herman Marques, Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA - WORLD

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Revision as of 00:22, 14 February 2012 by John (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

4 May Eder Jofre w rsc 10 (15) Herman Marquez, Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA - WORLD. Referee: Fred Apostoli. Despite putting up a great fight and being ahead on points coming into the tenth round, with Jofre (117¾) having had no real answer to his accurate jabs, Marquez (118) decided to go for a quick win and came unstuck. In the tenth, Marquez tried to follow up his early successes but was exposed when a left-right had him down for eight. On rising, the challenger was immediately floored again and with 45 seconds of the session remaining the referee called it off.