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1991-06-15 [[Robert Quiroga]] w pts 12 [[Akeem Anifowoshe]], Hemisphere Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF. Referee: Barry Yeats. Scorecards: 116-112, 116-112, 115-114. Both men gave it their all in a fight that maintained a very fast pace, Anifowoshe (115) setting the rhythm with left hooks and right crosses while Quiroga (115) met him square on with overarm rights and an assortment of heavy blows. In the aftermath, tragedy struck, with the challenger slipping into a coma before eventually leaving hospital after recovering from a life-threatening operation.
 
1991-06-15 [[Robert Quiroga]] w pts 12 [[Akeem Anifowoshe]], Hemisphere Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF. Referee: Barry Yeats. Scorecards: 116-112, 116-112, 115-114. Both men gave it their all in a fight that maintained a very fast pace, Anifowoshe (115) setting the rhythm with left hooks and right crosses while Quiroga (115) met him square on with overarm rights and an assortment of heavy blows. In the aftermath, tragedy struck, with the challenger slipping into a coma before eventually leaving hospital after recovering from a life-threatening operation.
  
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Latest revision as of 09:59, 6 January 2012

1991-06-15 Robert Quiroga w pts 12 Akeem Anifowoshe, Hemisphere Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA - IBF. Referee: Barry Yeats. Scorecards: 116-112, 116-112, 115-114. Both men gave it their all in a fight that maintained a very fast pace, Anifowoshe (115) setting the rhythm with left hooks and right crosses while Quiroga (115) met him square on with overarm rights and an assortment of heavy blows. In the aftermath, tragedy struck, with the challenger slipping into a coma before eventually leaving hospital after recovering from a life-threatening operation.