Difference between revisions of "Timothy Bradley vs. Kendall Holt"

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<fight>1388702</fight>
 
<fight>1388702</fight>
'''Aired On:''' [[Showtime Championship Boxing]] (Main Event)<br>
 
'''Announcer:''' [[Jimmy Lennon Jr.]] <br>
 
'''Weights:''' Bradley 138.6 lbs, Holt 139.9 lbs
 
 
 
*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Bradley)
 
*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Bradley)
 
*'''[[World Boxing Organization]] Light Welterweight Title''' (2nd defense of Holt)
 
*'''[[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
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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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.
  
* [[Timothy Bradley]] (23-0) 11 KOs vs. [[Kendall Holt]] (25-2) 13 KOs
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== Summary ==
* 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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*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.
* A counter left hook sent Bradley down in Round 1. He was up quickly before going back to a knee to gather himself.
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Latest revision as of 14:01, 11 December 2011

2009-04-04 : Timothy Bradley 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.