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2003-02-08 [[Antonio Margarito]] w rsc 2 [[Andrew Lewis]], Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Joe Cortez. Despite making a reasonable start, punching much harder and faster than the champion, when trying to repeat his earlier successes in the second round Lewis (147) came unstuck. Tearing into Margarito (146½) and letting go several big shots it looked like a shock was on the cards, but Lewis was eventually driven back against the ropes by a fusillade of heavy blows and when he stopped fighting back the referee rescued him on the 2.31 mark.         
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2003-02-08 [[Antonio Margarito]] w rsc 2 [[Andrew Lewis]], Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Joe Cortez. Despite making a reasonable start, punching much harder and faster than the champion, when trying to repeat his earlier successes in the second round Lewis (147) came unstuck. Tearing into Margarito (146½) and letting go several big shots it looked like a shock was on the cards, but after Lewis was eventually driven back against the ropes by a fusillade of heavy blows the referee rescued him on the 2.31 mark when he was not fighting back.         
  
 
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[[Category: Welterweight Division]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:23, 7 June 2013

2003-02-08 Antonio Margarito w rsc 2 Andrew Lewis, Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBO. Referee: Joe Cortez. Despite making a reasonable start, punching much harder and faster than the champion, when trying to repeat his earlier successes in the second round Lewis (147) came unstuck. Tearing into Margarito (146½) and letting go several big shots it looked like a shock was on the cards, but after Lewis was eventually driven back against the ropes by a fusillade of heavy blows the referee rescued him on the 2.31 mark when he was not fighting back.