1976-02-28 Elisha Obed w co 2 (15) Tony Gardner, Queen Elizabeth Centre, Nassau, Bahamas - WBC

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1976-02-28 Elisha Obed w co 2 (15) Tony Gardner, Queen Elizabeth Centre, Nassau, Bahamas - WBC. Referee: Jay Edson. Never giving the challenger a chance to get set, Obed (154) controlled the fight with a searing left jab that seemed to find the target as if by radar. By comparison, Gardner (154) almost seemed slow as Obed dictated, and apart from landing a couple of good body shots and a thumping right to the jaw early in the second that was it as far as he was concerned. Having had the wake-up call, when Obed opened up in the second a right uppercut followed by a left-right to the chin had Gardner over and counted out with five seconds of the session remaining.