1977-01-15 Saensak Muangsurin w rsc 15 (15) Monroe Brooks, Municipal Stadium, Chiang Mai, Thailand - WBC

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1977-01-15 Saensak Muangsurin w rsc 15 (15) Monroe Brooks, Municipal Stadium, Chiang Mai, Thailand - WBC. Referee: Marcello Bertini. During the first eight rounds it seemed as though the slick challenger might be just too skilful for Muangsurin (139½) as he stepped around the ring tossing in fast combinations and flashy right hooks to the latter’s head. However, by the ninth Muangsurin’s pressure was beginning to pay off as Brooks (139½) started to feel the pace, and as the rounds progressed the American was forced to take more and more punches. With two rounds remaining, and the end in sight, after taking a tremendous southpaw left hook to the head in the 14th Brooks was given a standing count. Showing much resilience Brooks recovered to make the final session, but after being dropped twice he was wisely rescued at 1.55 when the referee realised he had nothing left.