1998-03-10 : Emanuel Augustus 137½ lbs beat Louie Leija 138 lbs by UD in round 8 of 8
- Location: Casino Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.) - March 11, 1998 Burton jabs, hooks way to unanimous decision Emanuel Burton was one of three Baton Rouge boxers to fight on a six-match card Tuesday night at the Rouge Arena at Casino Rouge.Burton came away with an eight-round, unanimous decision over Louis Lieja of Kileen, Texas.The action was plentiful in the first rounds as Burton landed clean jabs and left hooks to Lieja's right eye. Lieja answered with some clean shots to Burton's nose, which started bleeding in the first round.Lieja's eye...