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1993-10-09 [[Crisanto Espana]] w rsc 10 [[Donovan Boucher]], Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England - WBA. Referee: John Coyle. Taking the fight to Espana (147) from the opening bell, the challenger found to his cost that his rival’s left jab was a potent weapon, and after being speared on numerous occasions and hurt with solid rights a crunching right hand to the head dropped him in the second round. Never in with a shout, Boucher (147) kept Espana busy for a while before being floored by a left hook in the seventh and the fight could have been stopped at that point. Somehow the courageous Boucher made it into the tenth, but a short while after being decked  
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1993-10-09 [[Crisanto Espana]] w rsc 10 [[Donovan Boucher]], Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England - WBA. Referee: John Coyle. Taking the fight to Espana (147) from the opening bell, the challenger found to his cost that his rival’s left jab was a potent weapon, and after being speared on numerous occasions and hurt with solid rights a crunching right hand to the head dropped him in the second round. Never in with a shout, Boucher (147) kept Espana busy for a while before being floored by a left hook in the seventh. Somehow, the courageous Boucher made it into the tenth, but a short while after being decked for the third time the referee had seen enough and rescued him on the 2.31 mark.     
for the third time the referee had seen enough and rescued him on the 2.31 mark.     
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Latest revision as of 14:57, 1 June 2013

1993-10-09 Crisanto Espana w rsc 10 Donovan Boucher, Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England - WBA. Referee: John Coyle. Taking the fight to Espana (147) from the opening bell, the challenger found to his cost that his rival’s left jab was a potent weapon, and after being speared on numerous occasions and hurt with solid rights a crunching right hand to the head dropped him in the second round. Never in with a shout, Boucher (147) kept Espana busy for a while before being floored by a left hook in the seventh. Somehow, the courageous Boucher made it into the tenth, but a short while after being decked for the third time the referee had seen enough and rescued him on the 2.31 mark.