Roberto Duran vs Guts Ishimatsu

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Roberto Duran vs Guts Ishimatsu
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Date: 
Saturday, September 8, 1973
Location: 
Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
Rounds Scheduled: 
15
Contracted Weight: 
135
Titles at Stake: 
WBA Lightweight World Title
Referee: 
Nicasio L. Drake

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"World lightweight champion Roberto Duran of Panama made a furious attack on Japanese Ishimatsu Suzuki Saturday night, forcing the judges to stop the bout in the 10th round. The end came after 2:10 of the 10th. In the final round, Suzuki was knocked down three times and twice in the 9th. The 22 year old champion maintained his superiority over his contender, although in the 3rd round he was surprised by Suzuki. Duran was greeted with a right uppercut on the eyebrow, opening a gash that refused to stop bleeding for the rest of the fight." -Associated Press.

Guts Ishimatsu was also known as Gattsu Ishimatsu, Guts Suzuki, Yuji Suzuki, Suzuki Yuji, Suzuki Ishimatsu, and Ishimatsu Suzuki.Duran was guaranteed $60,000. Ishimatsu got $10,000.Referee Nicasio Drake deducted 2 points from Ishimatsu in the 4th round for twice hitting Duran on the break while being separated.

"The cut was caused by a butt." - Roberto Duran"Suzuki was determined to take the crown with him. However, Duran is still the best." - Ray Arcel, Duran's trainer.

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Fan Cards: Roberto Duran vs Guts Ishimatsu


scorecard by PHILLYPHAN69
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
ROBERTO DURAN
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
90
GUTS ISHIMATSU
9
9
9
7
9
9
9
9
7
77


scorecard by ADDI_BOMAYE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
ROBERTO DURAN
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
90
GUTS ISHIMATSU
9
9
9
7
9
9
9
9
7
77


scorecard by MATCHROOM
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
ROBERTO DURAN
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
90
GUTS ISHIMATSU
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
7
79


Comments

PhillyPhan69's picture

Guts has 2 points deducted in the 4th for those who don’t speak Spanish or watch the fight closely