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1985-03-30 Piet Crous w rsc 3 (15) Randy Stephens, Super Bowl, Sun City, South Africa - WBA. Referee: Ismael Fernandez. Following a settling down period, the champion picked up the pace in the second round and in the third finally caught up with Stephens (188¼), landing heavy blows to the head. Ducking under the punches and under real pressure, Stephens suddenly found a big right to the head that dropped Crous (185¾) and stunned the crowd into silence. Even though the referee failed to take up the count he allowed Crous valuable breathing space and from thereon it became a slogging match. Both men were hurt, but after Stephens was caught heavily and appeared dazed the referee quickly terminated the contest with 38 seconds of the session remaining.   
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1985-03-30 [[Piet Crous]] w rsc 3 (15) [[Randy Stephens]], Super Bowl, Sun City, South Africa - WBA. Referee: Ismael Fernandez. Following a settling-down period the champion picked up the pace in the second round before finally catching up with Stephens (188¼) in the third when landing heavy blows to the head. Ducking under the punches and under real pressure Stephens suddenly found a big right to the head that dropped Crous (185¾), stunning the crowd into silence. Even though the referee failed to take up the count, which allowed Crous valuable breathing space, from there onwards it became a slogging match. Both men were hurt, but after Stephens was caught heavily and appeared dazed the referee quickly terminated the contest with 38 seconds of the session remaining.   
  
 
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1985-03-30 Piet Crous w rsc 3 (15) Randy Stephens, Super Bowl, Sun City, South Africa - WBA. Referee: Ismael Fernandez. Following a settling-down period the champion picked up the pace in the second round before finally catching up with Stephens (188¼) in the third when landing heavy blows to the head. Ducking under the punches and under real pressure Stephens suddenly found a big right to the head that dropped Crous (185¾), stunning the crowd into silence. Even though the referee failed to take up the count, which allowed Crous valuable breathing space, from there onwards it became a slogging match. Both men were hurt, but after Stephens was caught heavily and appeared dazed the referee quickly terminated the contest with 38 seconds of the session remaining.