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1978-07-08 Sam Serrano w rsc 9 (15) Oh-Yong Ho, Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBA. Referee: Luis Sulbaran. Carrying a seven-inch reach advantage, Serrano (130) peppered the ever-advancing Ho (129¼), who was cut below the right eye in the fifth, with every punch in the book for the opening eight rounds, yet the game but fast-fading challenger was still there. His misery wouldn’t last much longer though. With about 30 seconds of the ninth remaining a short left hook dropped Ho for ‘nine’ and after getting up he was again put down, this time by a right uppercut. On his feet again at ‘nine’, the bell rang and appeared to have saved  
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1978-07-08 [[Sam Serrano]] w rsc 9 (15) [[Young-Ho Oh]], Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBA. Referee: Luis Sulbaran. Carrying a seven-inch-reach advantage, Serrano (130) peppered the ever-advancing Oh {129¼), who was cut below the right eye in the fifth, with every punch in the book for the opening eight rounds. The fast-fading challenger's misery would not last much longer though. With about 30 seconds of the ninth remaining a short left hook dropped Oh for ‘nine’, and after getting up he was again put down, this time by a right uppercut. On his feet again at ‘nine’, although the bell appeared to have saved Oh the referee declared the fight to be over.   
him, but the referee declared the fight to be over and that was that.   
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1978-07-08 Sam Serrano w rsc 9 (15) Young-Ho Oh, Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico - WBA. Referee: Luis Sulbaran. Carrying a seven-inch-reach advantage, Serrano (130) peppered the ever-advancing Oh {129¼), who was cut below the right eye in the fifth, with every punch in the book for the opening eight rounds. The fast-fading challenger's misery would not last much longer though. With about 30 seconds of the ninth remaining a short left hook dropped Oh for ‘nine’, and after getting up he was again put down, this time by a right uppercut. On his feet again at ‘nine’, although the bell appeared to have saved Oh the referee declared the fight to be over.