1985-02-15 Lester Ellis w pts 15 Hwan-Kil Yuh, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia - IBF

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1985-02-15 [[Lester Ellis]] w pts 15 [[Hwan-Kil Yuh]], Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia - IBF. Referee: Pat McMurtry. Scorecards: 145-142, 145-142, 144-147. Much taller than the stocky southpaw champion, Ellis (127¾) kept the action at long range whenever possible, his left hand being a key weapon, despite finding the going tough in the middle rounds when he tired. At that stage it looked as though Yuh (129¾) would go on to retain his crown, but in the 13th he was almost toppled by a solid right to the head and Ellis, cut around both eyes and his right cheek, built on that to win the remaining rounds and the decision.     
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1985-02-15 [[Lester Ellis]] w pts 15 [[Hwan-Kil Yuh]], Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia - IBF. Referee: Pat McMurtry. Scorecards: 145-142, 145-142, 144-147. Much taller than the stocky southpaw champion, Ellis (127¾) kept the action at long range whenever possible, his left hand being a key weapon, despite finding the going tough in the middle rounds when he tired. At that stage it looked as though Yuh (129¾) would go on to retain his crown, but in the 13th he was almost toppled by a solid right to the head. Following that, Ellis, cut around both eyes and his right cheek, went on to win the remaining rounds and the decision.     
  
 
[[Category: 1985 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1985 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Lightweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Junior Lightweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 09:49, 19 February 2013

1985-02-15 Lester Ellis w pts 15 Hwan-Kil Yuh, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia - IBF. Referee: Pat McMurtry. Scorecards: 145-142, 145-142, 144-147. Much taller than the stocky southpaw champion, Ellis (127¾) kept the action at long range whenever possible, his left hand being a key weapon, despite finding the going tough in the middle rounds when he tired. At that stage it looked as though Yuh (129¾) would go on to retain his crown, but in the 13th he was almost toppled by a solid right to the head. Following that, Ellis, cut around both eyes and his right cheek, went on to win the remaining rounds and the decision.

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