1996-11-01 Danny Romero w rsc 12 Hipolito Saucedo, Fantasy Springs Hotel & Casino, Indio Springs, California, USA - IBF

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1996-11-01 Danny Romero w rsc 12 Hipolito Saucedo, Fantasy Springs Hotel & Casino, Indio Springs, California, USA - IBF. Referee: Robert Byrd. In what turned out to be a slugging match, Romero (115) took far too many risks against the tough Saucedo (115), who despite being floored in the third - the champion having a point deducted for hitting him while on one knee - came back aggressively. Cut on the left eye in the that session, Romero eventually went back to basics in the eighth when realising Saucedo was not going to lie down. In that round he established some distance while landing one-twos, before flooring Saucedo once in the 11th and twice in the 12th, the final knockdown seeing the referee call a halt on the 1.01 mark.