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1991-05-10 [[James Toney]] w rsc 11 [[Michael Nunn]] rounds despite having to take the occasional heavy blow, the southpaw champion began to look less than confident in the eighth when forced to fight his way off the ropes. Well behind at the start of the 11th, Toney tore into Nunn (160), blasting in big punches before the latter was dropped by a left hook. Although Nunn got up, looking as though he had received a long count, he was immediately bowled over by a right uppercut, whereupon the referee called it off with 46 seconds of the session remaining.   
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1991-05-10 [[James Toney]] w rsc 11 [[Michael Nunn]], John O’Donnell Stadium, Davenport, Iowa, USA - IBF. Referee: Denny Nelson. Outboxing Toney (157) for the opening seven rounds despite having to take the occasional heavy blow, the southpaw champion began to look less than confident in the eighth when forced to fight his way off the ropes. Well behind at the start of the 11th, Toney tore into Nunn (160), blasting in big punches before the latter was dropped by a left hook. Although Nunn got up, looking as though he had received a long count, he was immediately bowled over by a right uppercut, whereupon the referee called it off with 46 seconds of the session remaining.   
  
 
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1991-05-10 James Toney w rsc 11 Michael Nunn, John O’Donnell Stadium, Davenport, Iowa, USA - IBF. Referee: Denny Nelson. Outboxing Toney (157) for the opening seven rounds despite having to take the occasional heavy blow, the southpaw champion began to look less than confident in the eighth when forced to fight his way off the ropes. Well behind at the start of the 11th, Toney tore into Nunn (160), blasting in big punches before the latter was dropped by a left hook. Although Nunn got up, looking as though he had received a long count, he was immediately bowled over by a right uppercut, whereupon the referee called it off with 46 seconds of the session remaining.