1982-03-21 Dwight Braxton (Muhammad Qawi) w rsc 6 (15) Jerry Martin, Showboat Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC

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1982-03-21 Dwight Braxton (Muhammad Qawi) w rsc 6 (15) Jerry Martin, Showboat Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Davy Pearl. Making his first defence, despite having to shift some excess before making the required weight Braxton (175) was soon into his stride, a right to the head in the first round warning Martin (173½) of what was likely to come. Twice Martin was put down in the second from a succession of heavy blows before returning to his corner with a cut over his right eye. Having somehow managed to get through the third and fourth Martin was under heavy pressure in the next two rounds, and when his gumshield was knocked out in the sixth the referee rescued him with 30 seconds of the session remaining.