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Nobuhiro Ishida Destroys James Kirkland in One Round!

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - In a shocking upset, Japan's Nobuhiro Ishida (23-6-2, 7KOs)  destroyed previously undefeated James Kirkland (27-1, 24KOs)  in the first round of their bout which was set for a catchweight of 158-pounds. Early in the first, Ishida dropped Kirkland with a hard hook as he was coming inside. Ishida continued the assault with a combination that nearly sent Kirkland through the second corner ropes.

Following the second knockdown, Ishida continued the beating with another combination that sent Kirkland down hard for a third time and referee Joe Cortez jumped in and stopped it. Kirkland had no defense, and did very little to move away from the punches. He was wide open and Ishida had a very easy time landing every single punch.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AndrewDobson on 04-11-2011

did they check the japs gloves ? they better check them gloves

Comment by Frighteous on 04-11-2011

jail layoff made him go stale. he wasn't that much of a hypejob, he was pretty damn good. you guys are idiots. ever been to jail? You don't get good sparring in a place like that man. Just about all…

Comment by STRUGG on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=JCairo;10358531]check youtube while it lasts. let's give isida his due, the guy is a former champ and went in there with no fear. to all you saying kirkland was 'exposed', you're all idiots. everyone knew goin in that kirkland has…

Comment by Pstyga on 04-11-2011

you can develop your defence all right but can you develop your chin? really looks like there is a hole in the kirkland's brain somewhere and that's it....

Comment by LeadUppercut on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=romebyko;10355513]Jail takes away another Black boxers career..LOL At those saying Kirkland had a shot at beating Angulo..[/QUOTE] " [I]they don't come back[/I] "..... I can't remember who originally said that :) Kirkland has lost the momentum/focus/mindset that he had before…

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