1989-01-27 Graciano Rocchigiani w pts 12 Thulani Malinga, Deutschland Hall, Berlin, Germany - IBF

From Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
 
(5 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
1989-01-27 Graciano Rocchigiani w pts 12 Thulani Malinga, Deutschland Hall, Berlin, Germany - IBF. Referee: Sam Williams. Scorecards: 117-111, 119-113, 119-112. With Malinga (165½) ducking low and keeping out of range throughout the contest, the southpaw champion was continually frustrated and failed to find a way of dealing with it, which ultimately led to a boring non-event. There was very little action and what there was turned out to be messy. After the contest, Rocchigiani (167¾) apologised to his fans and promised to put things right the next time before relinquishing the IBF version of the title in September due to continuing weight problems.
+
1989-01-27 [[Graciano Rocchigiani]] w pts 12 [[Thulani Malinga]], Deutschland Hall, Berlin, Germany - IBF. Referee: Sam Williams. Scorecards: 117-111, 119-113, 119-112. With Malinga (165½) ducking low and keeping out of range throughout the contest, the southpaw champion, continually frustrated, failed to find a way of dealing with it. There was very little action and what there was turned out to be messy.  
 +
 
 +
After the contest, although Rocchigiani (167¾) apologised to his fans, promising to put things right the next time, he relinquished the IBF version of the title in September due to continuing weight problems. That announcement was followed by the IBF matching [[Lindell Holmes]], the USBA champion, against [[Frank Tate]] to decide the vacancy.
  
 
[[Category: 1989 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1989 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Super Middleweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Super Middleweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 09:39, 27 June 2013

1989-01-27 Graciano Rocchigiani w pts 12 Thulani Malinga, Deutschland Hall, Berlin, Germany - IBF. Referee: Sam Williams. Scorecards: 117-111, 119-113, 119-112. With Malinga (165½) ducking low and keeping out of range throughout the contest, the southpaw champion, continually frustrated, failed to find a way of dealing with it. There was very little action and what there was turned out to be messy.

After the contest, although Rocchigiani (167¾) apologised to his fans, promising to put things right the next time, he relinquished the IBF version of the title in September due to continuing weight problems. That announcement was followed by the IBF matching Lindell Holmes, the USBA champion, against Frank Tate to decide the vacancy.

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Toolbox
Google AdSense