Ivan Calderon vs. Rodel Mayol (1st meeting)

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2009-06-13 : Ivan Calderon 106½ lbs drew with Rodel Mayol 106½ lbs by TD at 1:50 in round 6 of 12

Notes

  • Ivan Calderon 32-0 (6 KOs) vs. Rodel Mayol 25-3 (19 KOs)
  • Fight was on the unaired undercard of Miguel Angel Cotto vs. Joshua Clottey.
  • Calderon, age 34, entered as The Ring Magazine Champion at junior flyweight. Mayol, 27, was unranked by the same publication.
  • Mayol, a 5-1 underdog, came in with a record of 3-3 in his past six bouts dating back to May of 2006. It was his second professional bout to take place in the United States.
  • The fight was stopped due to a cut from an accidental headbutt in the sixth round. At the time, the judges scored the fight 58-56 Calderon, 58-56 Mayol, 57-57.
  • Earlier, an accidental clash of heads in round four opened up a cut on Calderon’s forehead. Two more headbutts in the fifth worsened the cut. In the sixth round the cut reopened from either a punch or another butt and doctors advised to stop the fight at 1:50 in the sixth round.