Sugar Ray Robinson vs Randy Turpin II

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Sugar Ray Robinson vs Randy Turpin II
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Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 1951
Rounds Scheduled: 
15
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Fight Notes: 

A crowd of 61,370 produced a gate of $767,630.
Movie rights were $200,000 and theater television rights were $25,000.
Robinson's share was 30% (approximately $230,000) and Turpin's share was 25% (approximately $210,000).
Robinson opened as a 12-5 betting favorite. The odds were 2-1 the day before the fight.
Turpin won rounds eight and nine on all three scorecards and opened a bad gash over Robinson's left eye in the tenth.
Robinson dropped Turpin with a right to the jaw in the tenth. After getting up at the count of nine, Turpin was battered along the ropes until the referee stopped the fight.

Robinson: "After my eye got cut, it was do or die. I didn't want to take any chances with the referee stopping the fight."
Turpin: "The referee should not have stopped it. I was perfectly keen. There were only eight seconds to go in the round, and I was covering up."

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Fan Cards: Sugar Ray Robinson vs Randy Turpin II


scorecard by CASUALFAN
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
RAY ROBINSON
10
10
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
87
RANDY TURPIN
9
9
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
84


scorecard by MATCHROOM
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
RAY ROBINSON
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
86
RANDY TURPIN
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
85


scorecard by NARUTO
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
RAY ROBINSON
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
86
RANDY TURPIN
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
85


scorecard by BOXING PURIST
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
RAY ROBINSON
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
86
RANDY TURPIN
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
85