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2000-09-23 [[Acelino Freitas]] w rtd 9 [[Carlos Rios]], The Casino, Rama, Ontario, Canada - WBO. Referee: Dale Grable. For eight rounds Freitas (130)  had difficulty getting to grips with Rios (129½) and when he did catch up, the challenger proved both tough and resilient. However, sooner or later Freitas had to find his mark and into the ninth after a long right had buckled Rios’ knees he jumped on the Argentinian with a flurry of heavy punches, resulting in a right-left hook depositing the latter on the deck with blood spurting from his left eye. Although Rios somehow managed to get up he was shaken badly and left stumbling when the towel was thrown in by his corner on the 1.18 mark.   
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2000-09-23 [[Acelino Freitas]] w rtd 9 [[Carlos Rios]], The Casino, Rama, Ontario, Canada - WBO. Referee: Dale Grable. For eight rounds Freitas (130)  had difficulty getting to grips with Rios (129½), and when he did catch up the challenger proved both tough and resilient. However, sooner or later Freitas had to find his mark. It came in the ninth after a long right had buckled Rios’ knees, Freitas jumping on the Argentinian with a flurry of heavy punches which resulted in a right-left hook depositing the latter on the deck with blood spurting from his left eye. Although Rios somehow managed to get up, on realising that he was in no fit way to continue the towel was thrown in by his corner on the 1.18 mark.   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:04, 10 April 2013

2000-09-23 Acelino Freitas w rtd 9 Carlos Rios, The Casino, Rama, Ontario, Canada - WBO. Referee: Dale Grable. For eight rounds Freitas (130) had difficulty getting to grips with Rios (129½), and when he did catch up the challenger proved both tough and resilient. However, sooner or later Freitas had to find his mark. It came in the ninth after a long right had buckled Rios’ knees, Freitas jumping on the Argentinian with a flurry of heavy punches which resulted in a right-left hook depositing the latter on the deck with blood spurting from his left eye. Although Rios somehow managed to get up, on realising that he was in no fit way to continue the towel was thrown in by his corner on the 1.18 mark.