Vanes Martirosyan vs. Joe Greene
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2010-06-05 : Vanes Martirosyan 153¾ lbs beat Joe Greene 151½ lbs by UD in round 10 of 10
- Location: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
- Referee: Steve Smoger
- Judge: Billy Costello 96-93
- Judge: Julie Lederman 98-91
- Judge: Tom Schreck 96-93
- NABF Light Middleweight Title (2nd defense of Martirosyan)
- NABO Light Middleweight Title (2nd defense of Martirosyan)
- A battle of scoring jabs in this bout, won by Martirosyan with frequent combinations from the beginning, as Greene was throwing only single punch jabs.
- Martirosyan's left eye began to swell in the fifth round, possibly from an accidental head butt, possibly from several left hands that scored by Greene.
- Martirosyan landed overhead rights frequently in the second half of the bout, with Greene-behind on points-looking to land one big punch.
- Coming into this fight, Martirosyan was ranked #6 by the WBC, #8 by the WBA, #8 by the IBF and #3 by the WBO, while Greene was ranked #12 by the WBC and #9 by the WBA.
- Greene down in round 10 for a flash knockdown as his gloves touched the canvas after being hit by a borderline punch landing either behind the head or ear thrown by Martirosyan.
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