Difference between revisions of "2003-03-28 Eduardo Ray Marquez w rsc 11 Jorge Mata, Raimundo Saporta Pavilion, Madrid Spain - WBO"

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2003-03-28 Eduardo Ray Marquez w rsc 11 Jorge Mata, Raimundo Saporta Pavilion, Madrid Spain - WBO. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. A hand-picked opponent with a crude walk-in style who had won just one of his previous five contests, Marquez (104½) was not expected to really test Mata (104½), but that is exactly what he did. Catching the champion again and again with sucker punches, Marquez put Mata down in round eight before dropping him twice more in the 11th and forcing a stoppage with 39 seconds of the session remaining.