Humberto Soto vs. Benoit Gaudet

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2009-05-02 : Humberto Soto 130 lbs beat Benoit Gaudet 129 lbs by TKO at 2:25 in round 9 of 12


  • Humberto Soto 47-7-2 (30 KOs) vs. Benoit Gaudet 20-1 (7 KOs)
  • Fight was on the undercard of Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao.
  • Soto came in ranked the #1 Junior Lightweight in the world by The Ring magazine. Gaudet was unranked by the same publication.
  • Gaudet down in round 1 from a left hook to the jaw.
  • Gaudet down again in round 9 from a right uppercut to the chin. While he beats the count and resumes the fight, Soto's follow-up barrage leaves him defenseless and forces referee Nady to stop the fight.
  • After 8 rounds, Harold Lederman's unofficial scorecard had Soto up 78-73, Gaudet winning the 4th and 6th rounds.
  • At the time of stoppage, Soto was up on two of the offical scorecards, while Gaudet was leading on the third.