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Vinny Pazienza vs Greg Haugen 2

Vinny Pazienza vs Greg Haugen 2

Date: 6th February 1988

Venue: Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Title: IBF World Lightweight Title

Promoted by: Main Events

Tv: ABC Sports

Vinny Pazienza
( 23 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 135 lbs

Greg Haugen
( 20 - 1 - 0 )
Weight: 135 lbs

Vinny Pazienza and Greg Haugen met for the second time in eight months on February 6th, 1988. In their first fight, Pazienza became a world titleholder for the first time when he took the IBF world lightweight belt from Haugen on a unanimous decision in his hometown, Providence, Rhode Island.

The second meeting took place at the Convention Center in Atlantic City and Haugen regained the title, again by a unanimous points decision.

Scores: Lynne Carter 145-140 | Gary Merritt 147-138 | Stuart Winston 147-138.

The pair would meet for a third time in August 1990 in the super-lightweight division with Pazienza emerging victorious after 10 rounds.


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