1980-07-20 Eddie Mustafa Muhammad w rsc 10 (15) Jerry Martin, Great Gorge Playboy Hotel, McAfee, New Jersey, USA - WBA

From Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with "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 ch...")
 
Line 1: Line 1:
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. From thereon 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.   
+
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. From thereon 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]]

Revision as of 20:14, 29 January 2012

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. From thereon 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.

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Toolbox
Google AdSense