1989-05-27 Virgil Hill w rsc 7 Joe Lasisi, Civic Centre, Bismarck, North Dakota, USA - WBA

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1989-05-27 Virgil Hill w rsc 7 Joe Lasisi, Civic Centre, Bismarck, North Dakota, USA - WBA. Referee: Hubert Earle. A difficult task for Lasisi (173) became even harder when he was dropped by a left-hand counter before being comprehensively outboxed by the champion for round after round. Never in the fight, although Lasisi caught Hill (173) with an overarm right in the fifth and occasionally landed good body shots the latter remained unperturbed. It was Hill’s speed and accuracy with left jabs and hooks that did the damage, and by the sixth Lasisi was banged up around both eyes and looking like a beaten man. The seventh finally saw Hill unload. With Hill going through the gears, after battering the tough Lasisi with lefts and rights the referee stopped the fight 116 seconds into the session when there was no response.