Di Rocco Retains EBU Crown, Decisions Piispanen
Michele Di Rocco (36-1, 15KOs) surivived a tenth round knockdown to win a tough fight with Ville Piispanen (17-4) to retain the EBU junior welterweight title at PalaBadminton, Milan, Lombardia, Italy. After twelve rounds of action, the judges saw it 119-110 and two cards of 118-110. The was the first defense for Di Rocco, who captured the crown in June of this year with a twelve round decision over British contender Lenny Daws.
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