1991-01-06 Virgil Hill w pts 12 Mike Peak, Civic Centre, Bismarck, North Dakota, USA - WBA

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1991-01-06 Virgil Hill w pts 12 Mike Peak, Civic Centre, Bismark, North Dakota, USA - WBA. Referee: Eddie Eckert. Scorecards: 120-108, 120-108, 119-109. Once again flattering to deceive, Hill (174) was cut under the left eye in the first round following a head clash and generally failed to look like a champion. It was not until the fourth that he began to find the range with his left jab, but it was clear at that stage the Peak (173) had come to survive, boxing off the back foot and infrequently hitting the target. Almost a shut-out win for Hill, in real terms it was no more than a work out against a man who was not of championship class.