1998-04-18 Yong-Soo Choi w rsc 9 Gilberto Serrano, Hilton Hotel, Seoul, South Korea - WBA

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1998-04-18 Yong-Soo Choi w rsc 9 Gilberto Serrano, Hilton Hotel, Seoul, South Korea - WBA. Referee: Rafael Ramos. Making good use of his jab Serrano (130) took the opening five rounds when keeping Choi (130) at arm's length, but by the seventh he was noticeably tiring as the champion began to mix it more and more. With Choi concentrating his action at close quarters, Serrano was shaken up in the eighth, the warning signs being loud and clear. In the ninth, after the Venezuelan was dropped by a right cross-left hook when he regained his feet a solid jab put him down again, whereupon the referee called it off 70 seconds into the session.