1992-12-02 Kennedy McKinney w co 11 Welcome Ncita, Tenda Theatre, Tortoli, Italy - IBF
1992-12-02 Kennedy McKinney w co 11 Welcome Ncita, Tenda Theatre, Tortoli, Italy - IBF. Referee: Steve Smoger. From the moment the gong rang it was a spirited battle, with the challenger boxing on the outside using jabs and crosses while Ncita (121¾) concentrated with hooks and body shots. Forcing the pace from the eighth Ncita unloosed his punches, stunning McKinney (121¼) on a number of occasions, and in the 11th put him down on one knee with a right-left. Immediately getting back into the action, McKinney, now carrying a cut on the right eye, went toe-to-toe with Ncita. Despite appearing to come off worse, McKinney suddenly fired off a straight right that caught the South African flush on the jaw and put him down to be counted out at 2.30 of the session.