2002-09-14 Dariusz Michalczewski w rsc 10 Richard Hall, Volkswagen Hall, Braunschweig, Germany - WBO
2002-09-14 Dariusz Michalczewski w rsc 10 Richard Hall, Volkswagen Hall, Braunschweig, Germany - WBO. Referee: Rudy Battle. Hall (175), who had previously lost to the champion in dubious circumstances, certainly warranted another chance and as before made a very fast start. Cut over the left eye by a clash of heads in the opening round and cut on the bridge of the nose in the second, Michalczewski (175) looked a sorry sight before getting his left jab to open up his southpaw opponent in the fourth. Despite his left eye swelling up, Michalczewski was gradually getting on top and it was Hall who was now under pressure. However, at the start of the tenth, Michalczewski, who later admitted that he could not see out of his left eye at that point, went after Hall and following several hard unanswered punches the referee stepped in to rescue the latter at 1.12 of the session. As before, Hall had a lot to be unhappy about.