1992-03-25 Duke McKenzie w rsc 8 Wilfredo Vargas, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, England - WBO
1992-03-25 Duke McKenzie w rsc 8 Wilfredo Vargas, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, England - WBO. Referee: Joe O’Neill. Content to make a slow start, McKenzie (117¼) soon got down to business with a steady stream of left jabs and right crosses finding their target, while Vargas (118) mainly missed when punching wildly. Although he continued to march forward, the challenger, cut on the left eye in the fifth round, was getting gradually beaten up. After McKenzie smashed home four consecutive right-handers in the seventh, the last of which dropped Vargas on all fours, his time was almost up. Despite Vargas getting up and answering the bell commencing the eighth, the referee rescued him with just 58 seconds on the clock when he was shipping punishment without return.