Odlanier Solis vs. Monte Barrett

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2009-10-10 : Odlanier Solis 271 lbs beat Monte Barrett 218½ lbs by TKO at 1:54 in round 2 of 10

Odlanier 'La Sombra' Solis Fonte, a Cuban heavyweight now fighting out of Miami, Florida, made his third successful defense of the WBC International Heavyweight title with a second round stoppage of Monte Barrett of Queens, New York. Solis, now 15-0 with 11 kos, a Cuban defector with an extensive amateur career, fought a very cautious first as a careful counterpuncher, preferring to feel out the experienced Barrett, age 38, 34-8, 20 kos, to see if he had anything left. In the second, Solis opened up with a long left to Barrett's chin that decked him. Barrett just beat the count. In the barrage from Solis that followed, Barrett went down from a slip under pressure, got up, then got knocked out.