1999-08-07 Acelino Freitas w co 1 Anatoly Alexandrov, Sports Palace, Le Cannet, France - WBO

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1999-08-07 Acelino Freitas w co 1 Anatoly Alexandrov, Sports Palace, Le Cannet, France - WBO. Referee: Michael Ortega. Making a confident start, Freitas (129½) almost immediately hurt Alexandrov (129¼) with a shuddering right to the head and although the champion remained erect he would not be standing for long. Opening up with both hands, Freitas was not going to let his opportunity pass him by. And when another heavy right landed on Alexandrov’s jaw he crashed down to be counted out at 1.41 of the first. Unconscious for almost five minutes, he was transported to hospital before thankfully recovering.