2005-01-29 Kassim Ouma w pts 12 Kofi Jantuah, Boardwalk Convention Centre, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - IBF

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2005-01-29 Kassim Ouma w pts 12 Kofi Jantuah, Boardwalk Convention Centre, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - IBF. Referee: Randy Neumann. Scorecards: 117-111, 116-112, 118-110. Handing out a steady beating to his challenger, throwing punches from all angles, while it could be argued that Ouma (152) was not punching his weight it was certainly effective. From the first bell to last Ouma never stopped working and although Jantuah (153) started well, taking the opening two rounds, the fifth was probably the only other session that he showed up when taking the bull by the horns with some terrific right hands. By the eighth, Jantuah was showing his age as he kept walking into prodding blows delivered from a southpaw stance and even though he hurt Ouma he continued to be outscored until the final bell. The punch stats showed that Ouma threw an incredible 1,000 plus punches, landing with half of them.