2005-07-16 Oscar Larios w rsc 10 Wayne McCullough, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC

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2005-07-16 Oscar Larios w rsc 10 Wayne McCullough, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - WBC. Referee: Richard Steele. Having his second crack at Larios (122) in just over five months, McCullough (120) yet again gave it his best shot, throwing as many punches as the champion, but this time he was pulled out by the doctor at the end of the tenth when it was clear that he was not going to win. Despite being cut over both eyes from the third round onwards, Larios’ punching was far more precise and more effective than that of his rival, who began to labour from the eighth as his blows failed to make a dent in the champion’s defences. By the ninth, McCullough was taking far too many punches and in the tenth, when unable to rally, it had become clear that the end was nigh.