Pernell Whitaker vs. Jake Rodriguez

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1995-11-18 : Pernell Whitaker 147 lbs beat Jake Rodriguez 146¼ lbs by KO at 2:45 in round 6 of 12



From The New York Times:

Whitaker (37-1-1) was in command against Rodriguez (27-4-2), controlling the fight with his superior hand speed. It ended in the sixth round, when Whitaker floored Rodriguez with a left hook-right hand combination. Rodriguez rose to his feet, but he was in deep trouble, and Whitaker did not let his opponent escape. Whitaker knocked down Rodriguez again with a right to the body and a left to the head. The fight was waved to an end by the referee, Frank Cappuccino, as Rodriguez rose to his feet.