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Wright, Jones keep their titles

By Times wires and staff reports

© St. Petersburg Times, published September 9, 2002


St. Petersburg's Winky Wright defended his IBF junior middleweight title by disqualification over Bronco McKart Saturday in Portland, Ore.

St. Petersburg's Winky Wright defended his IBF junior middleweight title by disqualification over Bronco McKart Saturday in Portland, Ore.

McKart was penalized a point for low blows twice in the sixth round, once in the seventh and twice more in the eighth before referee Mike Fisher stopped the bout.

Roy Jones Jr. kept his undisputed light heavyweight titles after he defeated Clinton Woods with lightning-quick punches until the challenger's corner told the referee to stop it at 1:29 of the sixth.

In Compton, Calif., Hector Camacho Jr. of Puerto Rico survived a 12th-round knockdown Friday to defeat Mexico's Arturo Urena for the United States Boxing Organization's welterweight title.

-- JOHN C. COTEY, Times wires

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