2002-06-22 Fernando Montiel w rsc 6 Pedro Alcazar, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO

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2002-06-22 Fernando Montiel w rsc 6 Pedro Alcazar, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Although starting well, Alcazar (115) soon faded once Montiel (115) began to get on top with speedy punches to head and body, and in the fifth round the referee was already looking to pull the champion out, especially as he had stopped fighting back. Into the sixth, with Alcazar continuing to take punches without reply, merely covering up, the third man had seen enough and called a halt at 1.16. Tragically, Alcazar, who was unbeaten in 26 previous contests, collapsed and died 40 hours after the fight.     
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2002-06-22 [[Fernando Montiel]] w rsc 6 [[Pedro Alcazar]], MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Although starting well, Alcazar (115) soon faded once Montiel (115) began to get on top with speedy punches to head and body, and in the fifth round the referee was already looking to pull the champion out, especially as he had stopped fighting back. Into the sixth, with Alcazar continuing to take punches without reply, merely covering up, the third man had seen enough and called a halt at 1.16.  
  
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Tragically, Alcazar, who was unbeaten in 26 previous contests, collapsed and died 40 hours after the fight.     
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2002-06-22 Fernando Montiel w rsc 6 Pedro Alcazar, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Kenny Bayless. Although starting well, Alcazar (115) soon faded once Montiel (115) began to get on top with speedy punches to head and body, and in the fifth round the referee was already looking to pull the champion out, especially as he had stopped fighting back. Into the sixth, with Alcazar continuing to take punches without reply, merely covering up, the third man had seen enough and called a halt at 1.16.

Tragically, Alcazar, who was unbeaten in 26 previous contests, collapsed and died 40 hours after the fight.

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