1988-11-29 Orlando Canizales w co 1 Jimmy Navarro, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF

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1988-11-29 [[Orlando Canizales]] w co 1 [[Jimmy Navarro]], Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF. Referee: Barry Yeats. Despite not having fought for a year, Navarro (117½) was given a crack at Canizales (118) and was blasted out after just 149 seconds. Right from the opening bell the challenger was hunted down and was quickly dropped by a couple of left hooks. Although Navarro got up almost immediately he was on shaky legs and back in action another left hook again despatched him to the canvas, face down, where he was counted out.
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1988-11-29 [[Orlando Canizales]] w co 1 [[Jimmy Navarro]], Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF. Referee: Barry Yeats. Having not fought for a year, there were many critics who wondered why Navarro (117½) was given a crack at Canizales (118), especially after he was blasted out just 149 seconds into the contest. Right from the opening bell the challenger was hunted down, being quickly dropped by a couple of left hooks. Although Navarro got up almost immediately he was on shaky legs, and it was no surprise when another left hook again despatched him to the canvas, face down, where he was counted out.
  
 
[[Category: 1988 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1988 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:20, 22 March 2013

1988-11-29 Orlando Canizales w co 1 Jimmy Navarro, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF. Referee: Barry Yeats. Having not fought for a year, there were many critics who wondered why Navarro (117½) was given a crack at Canizales (118), especially after he was blasted out just 149 seconds into the contest. Right from the opening bell the challenger was hunted down, being quickly dropped by a couple of left hooks. Although Navarro got up almost immediately he was on shaky legs, and it was no surprise when another left hook again despatched him to the canvas, face down, where he was counted out.

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