1996-12-06 Marcelo Dominguez w rtd 7 Jose Arimatea Da Silva, Palomar Athletic Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina - WBC

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1996-12-06 Marcelo Dominguez w rtd 7 Jose Arimatea Da Silva, Palomar Athletic Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina - WBC. Referee: Luis Carlos Guzman. For the opening two rounds Da Silva (188½) used his greater reach to keep Dominguez (189¼) at bay, but in the third the tide turned as the latter found his range. From there onwards the champion dominated with left hooks and straight rights before flooring Da Silva with a solid right to the jaw in the fifth. While the Brazilian made it to his feet he was badly used up, and after being under terrific pressure for the next couple of sessions he was retired by his corner at the end of the seventh.