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1984-02-22 Loris Stecca w rsc 12 (15) Leonardo Cruz, Sports Palace, Milan, Italy - WBA. Referee: Marty Denkin. Having given up the European title to get his opportunity, Stecca (122) displayed excellent boxing skills to take the title from Cruz (121½), who was outmanoeuvred, countered crisply with the jab and generally out-thought. Even when Cruz tried to get his punches off he was outpunched and following a jarring left uppercut by Stecca in the 12th the champion turned away, leaving the referee to call a halt to proceedings at 2.22 of the session.   
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1984-02-22 [[Loris Stecca]] w rsc 12 (15) [[Leonardo Cruz]], Sports Palace, Milan, Italy - WBA. Referee: Marty Denkin. Having given up the European title to get his opportunity, Stecca (122) displayed excellent boxing skills to take the title from Cruz (121½), who was outmanoeuvred, countered crisply with the jab and generally out-thought. Even when Cruz tried to get his punches off he was outpunched and following a jarring left uppercut by Stecca in the 12th the champion turned away, leaving the referee to call a halt to proceedings at 2.22 of the session.   
  
 
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Revision as of 17:05, 6 January 2012

1984-02-22 Loris Stecca w rsc 12 (15) Leonardo Cruz, Sports Palace, Milan, Italy - WBA. Referee: Marty Denkin. Having given up the European title to get his opportunity, Stecca (122) displayed excellent boxing skills to take the title from Cruz (121½), who was outmanoeuvred, countered crisply with the jab and generally out-thought. Even when Cruz tried to get his punches off he was outpunched and following a jarring left uppercut by Stecca in the 12th the champion turned away, leaving the referee to call a halt to proceedings at 2.22 of the session.