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1981-06-12 [[Saoul Mamby]] w pts 15 [[Jo Kimpuani]], Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBC. Referee: Eddie Yoo. Scorecards: 149-134, 149-140, 149-138. Hampered by a nine-month layoff mainly due to contractual problems, the champion took his time to get going but by the eighth his left hook, especially to the body, was proving to be too much for Kimpuani (139¼). Prior to that, Kimpuani had bothered Mamby (139¾) with left hooks of his own, supplemented by the occasional right hand, but he failed to make a permanent dent and the latter’s speed took him away from the danger zone to run out an easy victor. Mamby admitted afterwards that he was unable to find any rhythm and was unable to put his combinations together as he would have liked.     
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1981-06-12 [[Saoul Mamby]] w pts 15 [[Jo Kimpuani]], Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBC. Referee: Eddie Yoo. Scorecards: 149-134, 149-140, 149-138. Hampered by a nine-month layoff mainly due to contractual problems, although the champion took his time to get going by the eighth his left hook, especially to the body, was proving to be too much for Kimpuani (139¼). Prior to that Kimpuani had bothered Mamby (139¾) with left hooks of his own, supplemented by the occasional right hand, but after failing to make a permanent dent the latter’s speed took him away from the danger zone to run out an easy victor. Mamby admitted afterwards that he was unable to put his combinations together as he would have liked.     
  
 
[[Category: 1981 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1981 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Welterweight Division]]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:43, 1 May 2013

1981-06-12 Saoul Mamby w pts 15 Jo Kimpuani, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA - WBC. Referee: Eddie Yoo. Scorecards: 149-134, 149-140, 149-138. Hampered by a nine-month layoff mainly due to contractual problems, although the champion took his time to get going by the eighth his left hook, especially to the body, was proving to be too much for Kimpuani (139¼). Prior to that Kimpuani had bothered Mamby (139¾) with left hooks of his own, supplemented by the occasional right hand, but after failing to make a permanent dent the latter’s speed took him away from the danger zone to run out an easy victor. Mamby admitted afterwards that he was unable to put his combinations together as he would have liked.