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2001-06-16 [[Artur Grigorian]] w pts 12 [[Aldo Rios]], Kiss Stadium, Budapest, Hungary - WBO. Referee: Lou Moret. Scorecards: 117-110, 117-110, 116-111. At the start both men appeared to be evenly matched, especially in technique and mobility, and many of the earlier rounds were closely contested with the cagey, but light-hitting challenger staying on the outside, while the southpaw Grigorian (135) showed much patience and calmness. In the seventh, however, Rios (133½), who had rarely presented a target, was hurt by a low blow and a point was deducted from Grigorian’s tally. Although the Argentinian had a good eighth round, from then on Grigorian began to dominate, but after Rios tired badly and went to ground on four occasions from non-punches he was lucky to last the distance.         
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2001-06-16 [[Artur Grigorian]] w pts 12 [[Aldo Rios]], Kiss Stadium, Budapest, Hungary - WBO. Referee: Lou Moret. Scorecards: 117-110, 117-110, 116-111. At the start both men appeared to be evenly matched, especially in technique and mobility, and many of the earlier rounds were closely contested with the cagey, but light-hitting challenger staying on the outside while the southpaw Grigorian (135) showed much patience and calmness. In the seventh, however, when Rios (133½), who had rarely presented a target, was hurt by a low blow a point was deducted from Grigorian’s tally. Although the Argentinian had a good eighth round from then on Grigorian began to dominate, but after Rios tired badly and went to ground on four occasions from non-punches he was lucky to last the distance.         
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:50, 23 April 2013

2001-06-16 Artur Grigorian w pts 12 Aldo Rios, Kiss Stadium, Budapest, Hungary - WBO. Referee: Lou Moret. Scorecards: 117-110, 117-110, 116-111. At the start both men appeared to be evenly matched, especially in technique and mobility, and many of the earlier rounds were closely contested with the cagey, but light-hitting challenger staying on the outside while the southpaw Grigorian (135) showed much patience and calmness. In the seventh, however, when Rios (133½), who had rarely presented a target, was hurt by a low blow a point was deducted from Grigorian’s tally. Although the Argentinian had a good eighth round from then on Grigorian began to dominate, but after Rios tired badly and went to ground on four occasions from non-punches he was lucky to last the distance.