1989-05-28 In-Chul Baek w rsc 11 Fulgencio Obelmejias, Hongkuk Gym, Seoul, South Korea - WBA

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1989-05-28 In-Chul Baek w rsc 11 Fully Obelmejias, Hongkuk Gym, Seoul, South Korea - WBA. Referee: Bernie Soto. Starting well by using his reach advantage to fire in left jabs, the champion kept it tight until the eighth round when, after trading punches, Baek (167½) turned it around with a couple of hooks which floored Obelmejias (167). Although Obelmejias survived he was badly wobbled in both the ninth and tenth sessions and repeatedly held on in order to survive. The end was now in sight and in the 11th Obelmejias was down from a flurry of blows before getting up only to be immediately sent crashing flat on his back from an explosive right hand. There was no way he was going to be able to recover from that and the referee called the fight off there and then, the official time of the stoppage being given as 2.21.     
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1989-05-28 [[In-Chul Baek]] w rsc 11 [[Fulgencio Obelmejias]], Hongkuk Gym, Seoul, South Korea - WBA. Referee: Bernie Soto. Starting well by using his reach advantage to fire in left jabs, the champion kept it tight until the eighth round when, after trading punches, Baek (167½) turned it around with a couple of hooks which floored Obelmejias (167). Although Obelmejias survived he was badly wobbled in both the ninth and tenth sessions and repeatedly held on in order to survive. The end was now in sight and in the 11th Obelmejias was down from a flurry of blows before getting up only to be immediately sent crashing flat on his back from an explosive right hand. There was no way he was going to be able to recover from that and the referee called the fight off there and then, the official time of the stoppage being given as 2.21.     
  
 
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Revision as of 17:01, 27 January 2012

1989-05-28 In-Chul Baek w rsc 11 Fulgencio Obelmejias, Hongkuk Gym, Seoul, South Korea - WBA. Referee: Bernie Soto. Starting well by using his reach advantage to fire in left jabs, the champion kept it tight until the eighth round when, after trading punches, Baek (167½) turned it around with a couple of hooks which floored Obelmejias (167). Although Obelmejias survived he was badly wobbled in both the ninth and tenth sessions and repeatedly held on in order to survive. The end was now in sight and in the 11th Obelmejias was down from a flurry of blows before getting up only to be immediately sent crashing flat on his back from an explosive right hand. There was no way he was going to be able to recover from that and the referee called the fight off there and then, the official time of the stoppage being given as 2.21.

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