Andy Ruiz vs. Franklin Lawrence
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Andy Ruiz Jr beat Franklin Lawrence by UD in round 10 of 10
- Date: 2016-09-10
- Location: Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, California, USA
- Referee: Marcos Rosales
- Judge: Michael Tate 100-90
- Judge: Ralph McKnight 99-91
- Judge: Steve Morrow 99-91
- NABF Heavyweight Title (5th defense of Lawrence)
- Ruiz retained title by 10 round unanimous decision, and earned 12 round eliminator bout with Hughie Fury in Manchester.
- Ruiz unable to do anything with 40 year old Franklin Lawrence, who had not lost a bout in six years coming in.
- With this win, Ruiz ties the record for the highest number of successful defenses of the NABF Heavyweight title (5). Only Muhammad Ali had as many in one title reign.
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