Chad Dawson vs. Antonio Tarver (2nd meeting)

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2009-05-09 : Chad Dawson 175 lbs beat Antonio Tarver 175 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


Notes

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  • Chad Dawson 27-0 (17 KOs) vs. Antonio Tarver 27-5 (19 KOs)
  • Dawson came in ranked as the # 2 light heavyweight in the world by The Ring Magazine. Tarver, a 5-1 underdog, was ranked # 4 by the same publication.
  • The bout, originally scheduled for March 14th, was postponed due a hand injury suffered by Dawson.
  • HBO reportedly paid $3.2 million for the television rights to the fight. [1]

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