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Gianfranco Rosi vs Duane Thomas

Gianfranco Rosi vs Duane Thomas

Date: 3rd January 1988

Venue: Palazzo Dello Sport, Genoa, Liguria, Italy

Title: WBC World Super-welterweight Title

Promoted by: Top Rank

Gianfranco Rosi
( 42 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 153 1/4 lbs

Duane Thomas
( 29 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 154 lbs


Three months after winning the WBC World Super-welterweight Title from Mexico's Lupe Aquino, Rosi made his first defence against former champion Duane Thomas at The Palazzo Dello Sport in Genoa, Italy.

Rosi stopped Thomas in the 7th round.

Referee Larry O'Connell ending the fight at 0:57 of the 7th round.