Difference between revisions of "1984-09-22 Donald Curry w rsc 6 (15) Nino La Rocca, Circus Tent, Monte Carlo, Monaco - WBA/IBF"

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1984-09-22 Donald Curry w rsc 6 (15) Nino La Rocca, Circus Tent, Monte Carlo, Monaco - WBA/IBF. Referee: Stan Christodoulou. Stalking the challenger from the start, Curry (147) pressed forward, blocking punches with a high guard, and by the third round appeared to have matters under control. Having hurt La Rocca (146¾) in the fourth with a hard right to the head, Curry repeated the dose in the fifth before opening up with his full armoury in the sixth. With Curry now in full swing, La Rocca was dropped by two solid lefts and after taking the mandatory count and in a groggy condition he was hunted down and quickly floored again by a cracking left hook, whereupon the referee called a halt at 1.27 of the session.