1993-10-30 Verno Phillips w rsc 7 Lupe Aquino, America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA - WBO

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1993-10-30 [[Verno Phillips]] w rsc 7 [[Lupe Aquino]], America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA - WBO. Referee: Al Munoz. Contested for the title vacated by John David Jackson, Aquino (154) got away to a good start when dropping Phillips (151½) in the opening session before gradually being outworked and suffering a broken nose in the fifth. Matters went from bad to worse in the sixth as Phillips handed out a real shellacking, and after 57 seconds of the seventh had elapsed the fight was stopped when a dejected Aquino turned his back on his opponent just as his handlers were entering the ring. At the time of the stoppage, the scores in favour of Phillips read 58-55, 57-56, 57-57.  
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1993-10-30 [[Verno Phillips]] w rsc 7 [[Lupe Aquino]], America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA - WBO. Referee: Al Munoz. Contested for the title vacated by [[John David Jackson]], Aquino (154) got away to a good start when dropping Phillips (151½) in the opening session before gradually being outworked and suffering a broken nose in the fifth. Matters went from bad to worse in the sixth as Phillips handed out a real shellacking, and after 57 seconds of the seventh had elapsed the fight was stopped when a dejected Aquino turned his back on his opponent just as his handlers were entering the ring. At the time of the stoppage, the scores in favour of Phillips read 58-55, 57-56, 57-57.  
  
 
[[Category: 1993 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1993 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Junior Middleweight Division]]
 
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Latest revision as of 14:24, 3 February 2012

1993-10-30 Verno Phillips w rsc 7 Lupe Aquino, America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA - WBO. Referee: Al Munoz. Contested for the title vacated by John David Jackson, Aquino (154) got away to a good start when dropping Phillips (151½) in the opening session before gradually being outworked and suffering a broken nose in the fifth. Matters went from bad to worse in the sixth as Phillips handed out a real shellacking, and after 57 seconds of the seventh had elapsed the fight was stopped when a dejected Aquino turned his back on his opponent just as his handlers were entering the ring. At the time of the stoppage, the scores in favour of Phillips read 58-55, 57-56, 57-57.

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