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1989-10-27 Gianfranco Rosi w pts 12 Troy Waters, Sports Palace, St Vincent, Italy - IBF. Referee: Tony Orlando. Scorecards: 118-110, 119-113, 117-111. Having controlled the opening nine rounds as the challenger failed to get into the fight, it was only in the tenth that Rosi (153¼) came close to a setback after being caught by a big left to the head. Calling on all of his experience to get through, Rosi, cut over the right eye, boxed his way out of a tight spot, but had to take further heavy shots on the way as the game Waters (153½) came on strong. Following the contest, Rosi stated that he had tried to knock Waters out, but had found him too tough a nut to crack and settled for the points.   
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1989-10-27 [[Gianfranco Rosi]] w pts 12 [[Troy Waters]], Sports Palace, St Vincent, Italy - IBF. Referee: Tony Orlando. Scorecards: 118-110, 119-113, 117-111. Having controlled the opening nine rounds as the challenger failed to get into the fight, it was only in the tenth that Rosi (153¼) came close to a setback after being caught by a big left to the head. Calling on all of his experience to get through, Rosi, cut over the right eye, boxed his way out of a tight spot, but had to take further heavy shots on the way as the game Waters (153½) came on strong. Following the contest, Rosi stated that he had tried to knock Waters out, but had found him too tough a nut to crack and settled for the points.   
  
 
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Revision as of 19:14, 24 January 2012

1989-10-27 Gianfranco Rosi w pts 12 Troy Waters, Sports Palace, St Vincent, Italy - IBF. Referee: Tony Orlando. Scorecards: 118-110, 119-113, 117-111. Having controlled the opening nine rounds as the challenger failed to get into the fight, it was only in the tenth that Rosi (153¼) came close to a setback after being caught by a big left to the head. Calling on all of his experience to get through, Rosi, cut over the right eye, boxed his way out of a tight spot, but had to take further heavy shots on the way as the game Waters (153½) came on strong. Following the contest, Rosi stated that he had tried to knock Waters out, but had found him too tough a nut to crack and settled for the points.