1971-10-29 Bob Foster w rsc 8 (15) Tommy Hicks, Catholic Youth Centre, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - WBC

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1971-10-29 Bob Foster w rsc 8 (15) Tommy Hicks, Catholic Youth Centre, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - WBC. Referee: Manny Gelb. Despite being pulled out of the contest at 1.04 of the eighth round with a bad cut over the right eye impairing his vision, Hicks ((171) maintained his record of never being off his feet in 25 contests. The challenger certainly came to fight, pressing Foster (174) all the way despite being cut in the second and at the finish the official scorecards showed him winning two rounds. Unable to take Hicks out, it was Foster’s trusty left jab that did the damage.