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1996-08-31 Naseem Hamed w rtd 11 Manuel Medina, Point Depot, Dublin, Ireland - WBO. Referee: Genaro Rodriguez. Starting well with the jab the challenger made it difficult for Hamed (126) to get inside, but before the second round was over he was dropped by an explosive right-left combination. Getting through to the bell, Medina (125¾) continued to frustrate Hamed, moving in and out with the jab, and made life unpleasant by matching the latter right through to the ninth. That is when the situation changed. Smashed down twice in the ninth, Medina, having been cut over the right eye in the sixth, was beginning to run out of options against his hard-punching foe, and at the end of the 11th the Mexican was retired by his corner.                 
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1996-08-31 [[Naseem Hamed]] w rtd 11 [[Manuel Medina]], Point Depot, Dublin, Ireland - WBO. Referee: Genaro Rodriguez. Starting well with the jab the challenger made it difficult for Hamed (126) to get inside, but before the second round was over he was dropped by an explosive right-left combination. Getting through to the bell, Medina (125¾) continued to frustrate Hamed, moving in and out with the jab, and making life unpleasant by matching the latter right through to the ninth. That is when the situation changed. Smashed down twice in the ninth, Medina, having been cut over the right eye in the sixth, was beginning to run out of options against his hard-punching foe, and at the end of the 11th the Mexican was retired by his corner.                 
  
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Revision as of 08:38, 30 December 2012

1996-08-31 Naseem Hamed w rtd 11 Manuel Medina, Point Depot, Dublin, Ireland - WBO. Referee: Genaro Rodriguez. Starting well with the jab the challenger made it difficult for Hamed (126) to get inside, but before the second round was over he was dropped by an explosive right-left combination. Getting through to the bell, Medina (125¾) continued to frustrate Hamed, moving in and out with the jab, and making life unpleasant by matching the latter right through to the ninth. That is when the situation changed. Smashed down twice in the ninth, Medina, having been cut over the right eye in the sixth, was beginning to run out of options against his hard-punching foe, and at the end of the 11th the Mexican was retired by his corner.