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Carlos Monzon KOs Tony Licata Retains the Crown This Day June 30, 1975

 

Carlos Monzon KOs Tony Licata Retains the Crown This Day June 30, 1975

 

  • Carlos Monzon 159ΒΌ lbs
  • Tony Licata 160 lbs
  • TKO at 2:43 in round 10
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
  • Referee: Tony Perez
  • WBA Title

 

Notes:

In a televised fight, Middleweight Champion Carlos Monzon (in his only title bout at Madison Square Garden) found a competitive and game opponent in young Tony Licata. Monzon was clearly ahead on points and dominated the bout with frequent combinations. Licata tried hard, and landed on occasion, but he was hit more often and had trouble penetrating Monzon’s defenses.

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