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1980-03-02 [[Hilmer Kenty]] w rsc 9 (15) [[Ernesto Espana]], Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBA. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Despite being put down in the first, Kenty (134½) was up immediately to take the fight to the champion and to hammer him around the ring for the remainder of the round. It was certainly a surprise tactic and it worked as Kenty picked up the pace in the next few sessions. Although he came back well in the fifth, Espana (134¾) soon fell behind again as Kenty kept him at bay and in the ninth after the latter opened up with punch after punch finding the target the referee stopped the fight with seven seconds of the session remaining.         
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1980-03-02 [[Hilmer Kenty]] w rsc 9 (15) [[Ernesto Espana]], Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBA. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Despite being put down in the first Kenty (134½) was up immediately to take the fight to the champion, hammering him around the ring for the remainder of the round. It was certainly a surprise tactic but it worked as Kenty picked up the pace in the next few sessions. Although he came back well in the fifth, Espana (134¾) soon fell behind again as Kenty kept him at bay, and in the ninth after the latter opened up with punch after punch finding the target the referee stopped the fight with seven seconds of the session remaining.         
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:23, 20 April 2013

1980-03-02 Hilmer Kenty w rsc 9 (15) Ernesto Espana, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBA. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Despite being put down in the first Kenty (134½) was up immediately to take the fight to the champion, hammering him around the ring for the remainder of the round. It was certainly a surprise tactic but it worked as Kenty picked up the pace in the next few sessions. Although he came back well in the fifth, Espana (134¾) soon fell behind again as Kenty kept him at bay, and in the ninth after the latter opened up with punch after punch finding the target the referee stopped the fight with seven seconds of the session remaining.