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Mike Weaver vs. Bill Sharkey

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1977-04-01 : Mike Weaver 195 lbs beat Bill Sharkey 193½ lbs by MD in round 10 of 10

"In the co-featured heavyweight match, Bill Sharkey of Howard Beach, N.Y., lost a majority 10 round decision to Mike Weaver of Los Angeles in a spirited bout which saw Weaver win the fight with a strong finish. Weaver was particualrly impressive in the 7th round when he slowed Sharkey with a left to the stomach and followed with a rapid combination which virtually closed Sharkey's right eye and inflicted a cut under his left. Sharkey went down late in the round but referee Arthur Mercante ruled it a slip. Weaver continued his effectiveness with a series of left jabs in the 8th round." -Associated Press

Scorecards

  • Referee Arthur Mercante - 6-4 Weaver
  • Judge Artie Aidala - 5-4-1 Weaver
  • Judge Eva Shain - 5-5 Draw


  • Unofficial AP scorecard - 6-4 Weaver
  • The co-feature on this card was a heavyweight bout between Joe Alexander and Greg Johnson.
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