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Franz Lidz
May 22, 2000
Slow Cooked Roy Jones Jr. took his timeā€”and it wasn't sweet-on Richard Hail
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Dec. 10, 1958, Montreal
French Canadian challenger Durelle decks 44-year-old light heavyweight champ Moore three times in first round and once in fifth before Moore comes back to win by KO in the 11th.

Aug. 12, 1959, Montreal
In much more impressive performance, Moore stays out of early trouble, then drops Durelle four times in third round to again win by KO. Despondent Durelle proclaims, "I am a bum. I am going home. I never fight again."


Sept. 16, 1981, Las Vegas
Hugely anticipated welterweight showdown lives up to hype; in brutal, seesaw bout, Hit Man turns boxer and leads Leonard after 12 rounds; desperate, Sugar Ray turns slugger and TKO's Hearns in 14th.

June 12, 1989, Las Vegas
Eight years and a combined 20 fights later, pair meets for Leonard's WBC 168-pound title. Faded, they still put on spirited bout; both land damaging blows, but Hearns drops Leonard twice and seemingly has edge. Draw decision draws boos.

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