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 Last update:  6/17/2011       Read more by Chris LaBate         
   
Karim Mayfield Stops Steve Forbes in Ten Rounds
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By Chris LaBate

At the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, welterweight prospect Karim Mayfield (14-0, 9KOs) stopped former champion Steve Forbes (35-10, 11KOs) in the tenth round of a very ugly fight. Forbes stunned with a series of punches prior to the stoppage. The first time Forbes has been stopped a probably a good sign that he might need to hang them up. Forbes, a former lightweight champion, was unable to make the weight for this fight and came in weighing over 148-pounds and was forced to pay Mayfield as portion of his purse. It was Forbes' seventh loss in his last ten fights.

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comment by Mr. Fantastic, on 06-18-2011
Mayfield is a KO waiting to happen.

comment by fceeviper, on 06-18-2011
[QUOTE=chiguy91]who did the holding? i missed fnf tonight, hopefully someone posts a copy of it later. but yeah, i've seen lots of talk about mayfield, i'm wondering how he did.[/QUOTE] Pretty much Mayfield did, Steve did his share as well. But it looked like Steve got soo tired from the holdi...

comment by chiguy91, on 06-18-2011
[QUOTE=fceeviper]Horrible fight, it was all holds, clinches, and grabs. Horrible.[/QUOTE] who did the holding? i missed fnf tonight, hopefully someone posts a copy of it later. but yeah, i've seen lots of talk about mayfield, i'm wondering how he did.

comment by fceeviper, on 06-18-2011
Horrible fight, it was all holds, clinches, and grabs. Horrible.

comment by UglyPug, on 06-17-2011
stoppage wasn't the most deserved - forbes was still slipping and weaving on the ropes perfectly conscious, lucid, and aware. mayfield looked similar to hatton with his technique on the inside. you can tell he has picked up some tools from all the veteran and world class boxers he has put in wo...

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