1989-10-08 In-Chul Baek w co 11 Ron Essett, Inter-Continental Hotel, Seoul, South Korea - WBA
1989-10-08 In-Chul Baek w co 11 Ron Essett, Inter-Continental Hotel, Seoul, South Korea - WBA. Referee: Julio Alvarado. Making his first defence Baek (167½) showed plenty of aggression, but by the third round Essett (167½) had warmed to the task before coming with a big attack in the fifth when penetrating the champion’s guard throughout the session. However, the sixth saw Baek starting to turn things around as left and right hooks put Essett under pressure, and after concentrating on the body thereafter by the end of the tenth the latter was fast fading. Coming out quickly in the 11th, when Baek picked up where he had left off in the previous session a flurry of clubbing blows to the head sent Essett down to be counted out after 29 seconds.