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1980-07-20 [[Eddie Mustafa Muhammad]] w rsc 10 (15) [[Jerry Martin]], Great Gorge Playboy Hotel, McAfee, New Jersey, USA - WBA. Referee: Tony Perez. Showing some of his best form, the champion outboxed Martin (173½) from the start and at the end of the fourth round had his man down from a straight right. Subsequently, Martin, unable to get back in the fight, was forced to take many hooks and uppercuts as Muhammad (175) gradually upped the pace. The contest was terminated after 28 seconds of the tenth when Martin, who had risen from a knockdown that followed a series of heavy blows to the head, was deemed unable to defend himself on being backed up against the ropes.   
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1980-07-20 [[Eddie Mustafa Muhammad]] w rsc 10 (15) [[Jerry Martin]], Great Gorge Playboy Hotel, McAfee, New Jersey, USA - WBA. Referee: Tony Perez. Showing some of his best form the champion outboxed Martin (173½) from the start, and at the end of the fourth round had his man down from a straight right. Subsequently, Martin, unable to get back in the fight, was forced to take many hooks and uppercuts as Muhammad (175) gradually upped the pace. The contest was terminated after 28 seconds of the tenth when Martin, who had risen from a knockdown that followed a series of heavy blows to the head, was deemed unable to defend himself on being backed up against the ropes.   
  
 
[[Category: 1980 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1980 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Light Heavyweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Light Heavyweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 10:39, 1 August 2013

1980-07-20 Eddie Mustafa Muhammad w rsc 10 (15) Jerry Martin, Great Gorge Playboy Hotel, McAfee, New Jersey, USA - WBA. Referee: Tony Perez. Showing some of his best form the champion outboxed Martin (173½) from the start, and at the end of the fourth round had his man down from a straight right. Subsequently, Martin, unable to get back in the fight, was forced to take many hooks and uppercuts as Muhammad (175) gradually upped the pace. The contest was terminated after 28 seconds of the tenth when Martin, who had risen from a knockdown that followed a series of heavy blows to the head, was deemed unable to defend himself on being backed up against the ropes.