2002-09-14 Dariusz Michalczewski w rsc 10 Richard Hall, Volkswagen Hall, Braunschweig, Germany - WBO

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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, made a very fast start. Cut over the left eye after 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, with Michalczewski gradually getting on top it was Hall who was now under pressure. However, when Michalczewski, who later admitted that he could not see out of his left eye at that point, went after Hall at the start of the tenth, 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.