Difference between revisions of "Andre Ward vs. Jerson Ravelo"

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<fight>1298035</fight>
 
<fight>1298035</fight>
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*'''[[WBO]] [[NABO]] Super Middleweight Title''' (Vacant title)
 
*'''Time:''' 2:37
 
*'''Time:''' 2:37
 
*'''Weights:''' Ward 168 lbs, Ravelo 166½ lbs
 
*'''Weights:''' Ward 168 lbs, Ravelo 166½ lbs
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*'''Promoter:''' [[Goossen Tutor]]
 
*'''Promoter:''' [[Goossen Tutor]]
 
==Summary==
 
==Summary==
Ward broke down Ravelo, taking the fight out of him. There was a lot of sloppiness as Ravelo hit the canvas five times on different occasions because of slips. A real knockdown finally came in the eighth round and Ravelo barely beat the count. As Ward jumped all over Ravelo, his corner threw in the towel at the same time the referee stopped the fight.
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*Ward broke down Ravelo, taking the fight out of him. There was a lot of sloppiness as Ravelo hit the canvas five times on different occasions because of slips. A real knockdown finally came in the eighth round and Ravelo barely beat the count. As Ward jumped all over Ravelo, his corner threw in the towel at the same time the referee stopped the fight.
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*Title had been vacated by [[Jean Pascal]] in order to face[[Carl Froch]] in a [[Carl Froch vs. Jean Pascal|fight]] for the vacant [[WBC]] Super Middleweight title.
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{{start box}}
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{{Fight Succession Box|
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before=[[Jean Pascal vs. Brian Norma|Pascal vs. Norman]]|
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title=[[NABO Super Middleweight Title Fights|NABO Super Middleweight Title Fight]]<br># 16|
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after=[[Andre Dirrell vs. Victor Oganov|Dirrell vs. Oganov]]<br>Interim|
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}}
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{{end box}}

Revision as of 23:46, 20 February 2009

2008-06-20 : Andre Ward 168 lbs beat Jerson Ravelo 166½ lbs by TKO at 2:37 in round 8 of 12

Summary

  • Ward broke down Ravelo, taking the fight out of him. There was a lot of sloppiness as Ravelo hit the canvas five times on different occasions because of slips. A real knockdown finally came in the eighth round and Ravelo barely beat the count. As Ward jumped all over Ravelo, his corner threw in the towel at the same time the referee stopped the fight.
  • Title had been vacated by Jean Pascal in order to faceCarl Froch in a fight for the vacant WBC Super Middleweight title.


Preceded by:
Pascal vs. Norman
NABO Super Middleweight Title Fight
# 16
Succeeded by:
Dirrell vs. Oganov
Interim