2000-09-16 Joel Casamayor w rsc 5 Radford Beasley, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA

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2000-09-16 [[Joel Casamayor]] w rsc 5 [[Radford Beasley]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Vic Drakulich. Although Beasley (129½) won the first round with good straight punches, by the second Casamayor (130) was beginning to find the range and following two solid left crosses the challenger was cut on the right eye. Throughout the third and fourth, it was apparent that Casamayor’s speed was just too much for Beasley as blinding barrages of blows constantly thudded into him and by now the American was also cut over the left eye. Looking to finish the job in the fifth, Casamayor launched punch after punch at Beasley, who surprisingly remained erect under the avalanche of blows coming his way until the referee had seen enough and brought closure after 52 seconds of the session had elapsed.     
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2000-09-16 [[Joel Casamayor]] w rsc 5 [[Radford Beasley]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Vic Drakulich. Although Beasley (129½) won the first round with good straight punches, by the second Casamayor (130) was beginning to find the range, and following two solid left crosses the challenger was cut on the right eye. Throughout the third and fourth it was apparent that Casamayor’s speed was just too much for Beasley, as blinding barrages of blows constantly thudded into him, and by now the American was also cut over the left eye. Looking to finish the job in the fifth, Casamayor launched punch after punch at Beasley, who surprisingly remained erect under the avalanche of blows coming his way until the referee brought the fight to a close after 52 seconds of the session had elapsed.     
  
 
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Revision as of 14:31, 2 March 2013

2000-09-16 Joel Casamayor w rsc 5 Radford Beasley, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBA. Referee: Vic Drakulich. Although Beasley (129½) won the first round with good straight punches, by the second Casamayor (130) was beginning to find the range, and following two solid left crosses the challenger was cut on the right eye. Throughout the third and fourth it was apparent that Casamayor’s speed was just too much for Beasley, as blinding barrages of blows constantly thudded into him, and by now the American was also cut over the left eye. Looking to finish the job in the fifth, Casamayor launched punch after punch at Beasley, who surprisingly remained erect under the avalanche of blows coming his way until the referee brought the fight to a close after 52 seconds of the session had elapsed.

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