Emanuel Augustus vs. Courtney Burton (2nd meeting)

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2006-09-01 : Emanuel Augustus 138 lbs beat Courtney Burton 142 lbs by KO at 2:04 in round 8 of 10

  • Location: Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Referee: Gary Ritter

Aired on: ESPN2 (Semifinal bout to Allan Green vs. Emmett Linton)

Bout Summary

A left hook to the body hurt Burton. A follow-up barrage by Augustus, which featured several other body shots, floored Burton. Burton was counted out on his knees.

Comments

This was Burton's fourth consecutive stoppage loss, and fifth in his last six fights. This was a rematch of a highly controversial bout won by Burton on a split decision in 2004. ESPN reported the blows as Augustus 306/595 51%; Burton 161/583 28%.