2003-10-04 Daniel Reyes w rsc 6 Edgar Cardenas, Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA - IBF

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2003-10-04 Daniel Reyes w rsc 6 Edgar Cardenas, Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA - IBF. Referee: Jack Reiss. The challenger forged ahead in the first three rounds, producing good defensive skills and fast combinations to bewilder Cardenas (105), who was staggered in the fourth and took a real beating in the fifth without going down. Anybody who thought that Reyes (104½) had punched himself out in the previous session was mistaken and in the sixth, after hitting the willing Cardenas with every punch in the book he dropped him with a heavy right. Somehow Cardenas, who was adjudged to have beaten the count, was allowed back into the fray where he took at least 20 unanswered shots before the referee brought matters to a close with 20 seconds of the sixth remaining.