2005-11-05 Jeff Lacy w rsc 2 Scott Pemberton, Caesar’s Palace, Lake Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USA - IBF

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2005-11-05 Jeff Lacy w rsc 2 Scott Pemberton, Caesar’s Palace, Lake Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USA - IBF. Referee: Vic Drakulich. Although a good fighter, Pemberton (168) was several levels below the champion and right from the opening bell he was forced to use every part of the ring to survive the heavy bombs being thrown at him. Eventually, in the second round, Lacy (168) caught up with his rival and a big right put Pemberton down for ‘nine’. Clearly the fight was not going to last much longer and despite ducking low and moving away, Pemberton was sent crashing in his own corner following a right hook that hit him flush. There was no way that Pemberton was going to be able to fight on and without bothering to take up the count the referee stopped the fight with one second of the session remaining.