2001-04-06 Frankie Toledo w pts 12 Mbulelo Botile, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF

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2001-04-06 Frankie Toledo w pts 12 Mbulelo Botile, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - IBF. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Scorecards: 118-110, 117-111, 119-109. Making his first defence after beating Paul Ingle, while Botile (125¾) failed to bring his best form into the ring he still seemed to have done enough in some eyes. However, he did not impress the judges who unanimously decided that Toledo (126), backpedalling and countering with the southpaw jab, had won the fight despite Botile making it. Toledo, cut over the right eye in the eighth, always did his best work in the last minute of every round when stealing points off the back foot and sticking to his game plan throughout.