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A DQ is arguable. I will say that even with todays protectors it still hurts like hell taking a solid shot in the nuts. Duran may have only been 135lbs, but people underestimate the power an elite fighter can generate unless they've actually been in the ring with a top notch pro.
Originally Posted by SBleeder
If you've been in the ring, you know that there is only so much protection a groin protector can offer. And I'd suspect that they weren't as well-engineered in the seventies as they are today.
Buchanan had testicular surgery; to suggest that it was a result of cumulative shots to the abdomen is absurd. It was a low-blow after the bell. Duran should have been disqualified.