2003-12-06 Ivan Calderon w pts 12 Alex Sanchez, Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum, Bayamon, Puerto Rico - WBO

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2003-12-06 Ivan Calderon w pts 12 Alex Sanchez, Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum, Bayamon, Puerto Rico - WBO. Referee: Roberto Ramirez. Scorecards: 118-110, 117-111, 116-112. Giving a great exhibition of boxing, the southpaw champion moved in and out with the jab and combinations in virtually every round before Sanchez (105) could lay a glove on him. It was boxing at its best and all bar Sanchez enjoyed it. However, as much as he tried to get close to Calderon (105) he found himself either punching thin air or being countered and regardless of one of the judges having him winning four rounds he was categorically outboxed, despite rallying in the last two sessions as Calderon tired.