Merqui Sosa vs. Thomas Tate

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1999-01-15 : Thomas Tate 166 lbs beat Merqui Sosa 168 lbs by KO at 2:30 in round 10 of 12

  • NABF Super Middleweight Title (3rd defense of Tate)
  • Time: 2:30
  • Weights: Tate 166 lbs, Sosa 168 lbs


  • Sosa down in rounds six and seven.
  • Halpren stopped the bout at the four count, after the knockdown in round ten.
  • Scorecards at the time of stoppage were even, one point up, and two points up, both for Tate.
  • Tate was cut over the left eye during the fight.
  • ESPN reported the blows for rounds 1 to 7,plus 9 as Sosa 176/334 53%, Tate 82/ 333 25%.

Preceded by:
Tate vs. Davis
NABF Super Middleweight Title Fight
# 25
Succeeded by:
Carver vs. James