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2002-02-02 Ronald Wright w rsc 5 Jason Papillion, American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA - IBF. Referee: Bill Connors. Although Papillion (149½) threw nearly as many punches as Wright (153¼) he was far less effective, landing just 55 to the champion’s 157. It was Wright’s southpaw jab that was the deciding factor and he was soon in control, pushing Papillion back around the ring before opening up with lefts and rights in the fifth. The outclassed Papillion was under constant pressure from the moment the round started, as Wright blasted in punches from head to body, and while not going down the referee stopped the contest on the 2.44 mark to save him from taking unnecessary punishment.       
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2002-02-02 [[Ronald Wright]] w rsc 5 [[Jason Papillion]], American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA - IBF. Referee: Bill Connors. Although Papillion (149½) threw nearly as many punches as Wright (153¼) he was far less effective, landing just 55 to the champion’s 157. It was Wright’s southpaw jab that was the deciding factor and he was soon in control, pushing Papillion back around the ring before opening up with lefts and rights in the fifth. The outclassed Papillion was under constant pressure from the moment the round started, as Wright blasted in punches from head to body, and while not going down the referee stopped the contest on the 2.44 mark to save him from taking unnecessary punishment.       
  
 
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Revision as of 22:17, 25 January 2012

2002-02-02 Ronald Wright w rsc 5 Jason Papillion, American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA - IBF. Referee: Bill Connors. Although Papillion (149½) threw nearly as many punches as Wright (153¼) he was far less effective, landing just 55 to the champion’s 157. It was Wright’s southpaw jab that was the deciding factor and he was soon in control, pushing Papillion back around the ring before opening up with lefts and rights in the fifth. The outclassed Papillion was under constant pressure from the moment the round started, as Wright blasted in punches from head to body, and while not going down the referee stopped the contest on the 2.44 mark to save him from taking unnecessary punishment.