1991-12-13 Victor Cordoba w rsc 11 Vincenzo Nardiello, Bercy Sports Palace, Paris, France - WBA
1991-12-13 Victor Cordoba w rsc 11 Vincenzo Nardiello, Bercy Sports Palace, Paris, France - WBA. Referee: Stan Christodoulou. In a battle of southpaws, the champion started the better of the two when dropping Nardiello (165½) with a straight left in the second round, but by the sixth it was the latter who was ignoring the jab to apply steady pressure. While Cordoba (168) looked for one big left to finish the fight it was the aggressive Nardiello who had boxed his way into the lead by the end of the tenth. The previous two sessions had seen Cordoba getting back into the fight and in the 11th he soon had Nardiello in trouble when smashing in a heavy left. Nardiello never properly recovered from that punch and after he had been dropped with a similar blow the referee brought the fight to a halt on the 1.44 mark without even bothering to take up the count.