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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Bradley)
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*'''[[World Boxing Organization]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Holt)
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*'''Aired On:''' [[Showtime Championship Boxing]] (Main Event)
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*'''Announcer:''' [[Jimmy Lennon Jr.]]
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*'''Attendance:''' 7,513
  
*'''[[WBC]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Bradley)
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== Notes ==
*'''[[WBO]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Holt)
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*[[Timothy Bradley]] (23-0) 11 KOs vs. [[Kendall Holt]] (25-2) 13 KOs
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*Bradley came in ranked as the # 2 junior welterweight in the world by [[The Ring Magazine]]. Kendall Holt came in ranked # 7 by the same publication.
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*A big counter left hook sent Bradley down in Round 1. He was up quickly before going back to a knee to gather himself. It was the first time in his professional career to be knocked down.
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*A clash of heads in Round 4 opened a small cut above Holt's right eye.
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*Holt was warned in Round 5 for a low blow.
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*Bradley was warned in Rounds 6 and 8 for a low blows.
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*Bradley was ruled down again in Round 12 when a counter right uppercut caused his glove to touch the mat.
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== Summary ==
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*Despite being knocked down twice in the fight, Timothy Bradley used a higher work rate and solid body work to earn a unanimous decision. Holt fought much of the fight as a counter puncher and landed the greater number of clean power punches, but simply was not aggressive enough through the middle rounds to gain favor with the judges.

Latest revision as of 06:01, 11 December 2011

2009-04-04 : Timothy Bradley Jr 138½ lbs beat Kendall Holt 139¾ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • Timothy Bradley (23-0) 11 KOs vs. Kendall Holt (25-2) 13 KOs
  • Bradley came in ranked as the # 2 junior welterweight in the world by The Ring Magazine. Kendall Holt came in ranked # 7 by the same publication.
  • A big counter left hook sent Bradley down in Round 1. He was up quickly before going back to a knee to gather himself. It was the first time in his professional career to be knocked down.
  • A clash of heads in Round 4 opened a small cut above Holt's right eye.
  • Holt was warned in Round 5 for a low blow.
  • Bradley was warned in Rounds 6 and 8 for a low blows.
  • Bradley was ruled down again in Round 12 when a counter right uppercut caused his glove to touch the mat.

Summary

  • Despite being knocked down twice in the fight, Timothy Bradley used a higher work rate and solid body work to earn a unanimous decision. Holt fought much of the fight as a counter puncher and landed the greater number of clean power punches, but simply was not aggressive enough through the middle rounds to gain favor with the judges.