Jeff Lacy vs. Syd Vanderpool

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2004-10-02 : Jeff Lacy 168 lbs beat Syd Vanderpool 167 lbs by TKO at 1:37 in round 8 of 12


Comment(s):

- Fight was for the vacant title after the defending champ, Sven Ottke, had retired from boxing.
- Vanderpool elected to slug toe to toe. By round seven he was fading. In round eight a left hook to the right eye caused Vanderpool to wince, and to back away weakly, while Lacy chased him across the ring. Three big rights to the head, had Vanderpool staggering around, and referee Byrd stopped it without a knockdown.
- Lacy showed a left puff above the eye in round seven.

External Link(s):

A detailed Ringside Report account of this fight