Vinny Pazienza vs Roberto Duran l (Highlights)

The New York Times June 26, 1994 Vinny Pazienza entered the ring tonight with white stripes painted on his face and left it with blood streaming from a cut. In between, the 31-year-old pounded out a unanimous 12-round decision over the 43-year-old Roberto Duran at the M-G-M Grand. Judge Chuck Giampa scored the middleweight bout 117-113 and Dave Moretti and Jerry Roth had it 117-112, although they all raised eyebrows by scoring the fifth round even (10-10) despite a clean knockdown by Duran. Pazienza got up immediately and took a mandatory 8-count. Later in the round, the fighters’ heads collided and Pazienza was cut above the right eye. Blood streamed from the cut for the rest of the fight, but didn’t seem to bother him. Pazienza dominated the second half of the fight as Duran tired, but admitted: “I thought I would beat him easier. I was a little off.“ Duran maintained that he was the rightful victor. “If this kid’s so tough, look at his face and look
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