2000-06-23 Artur Grigorian w rsc 12 Zoltan Kalocsai, FTC Stadium, Budapest, Hungary - WBO

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Revision as of 15:50, 16 December 2011 by Hugman (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

2000-06-23 Artur Grigorian w rsc 12 Zoltan Kalocsai, FTC Stadium, Budapest, Hungary - WBO. Referee: Andre van Grootenbruel. Showing great fortitude after having his teeth loosened by a second-round uppercut, the challenger took Grigorian (135) into the latter stages of the fight and even won the odd round or two before running out time. Making his 12th defence, Grigorian patiently controlled matters with his accurate southpaw jab and superior ability before he finally forced Kalocsai (134½) to his knees in the 12th following a burst of accurate combinations. Back on his feet, Kalocsai was quickly dropped again and seeing his that his position was hopeless the referee called it off with two minutes of the contest remaining.

[Category: 2000 Lightweight Title Contests]]