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Pawel Wolak Stops Yuri Foreman in Six Rounds

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Junior middleweight Pawel Wolak (29-1, 19KOs) got the biggest win of his career when he stopped former WBA champion Yuri Foreman (28-2, 8KOs) in six rounds. Foreman was fighting for the first time since the TKO loss to Miguel Cotto from last June.

This was a very physical fight. Foreman could not get away from Wolak, who put a lot of pressure on him. Wolak was landing a lot of big punches and by fourth round he was really starting to catch Foreman with some serious shots. Foreman is not a puncher, and he couldn't do much of anything to push Wolak back. Foreman tried to fight Wolak on the inside. The keyword is "tried." Wolak was the obvious bigger puncher, and he imposed that power with combinations that rocked Foreman's head in multiple exchanges. In the sixth round, Foreman was taking a serious beating. Wolak continued to come, and come, and come. After the bell, Foreman's corner had seen enough and stopped the fight before the seventh round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JeromyM on 03-13-2011

Im like the guy above.......now we know why Julio Cesar Chavez Jr didn't fight him.

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 03-13-2011

Wolak kept on hitting him with great shots.

Comment by xAUGUSTUSx on 03-13-2011

[QUOTE=myau1;10226860]In all honesty, I'm happy Foreman lost. Yuri Foreman built up an undefeated record by going the distance with a bunch of nobody's and then got hyped as this dangerous slickster boxer by the networks and media. Foreman has average…

Comment by myau1 on 03-13-2011

In all honesty, I'm happy Foreman lost. Yuri Foreman built up an undefeated record by going the distance with a bunch of nobody's and then got hyped as this dangerous slickster boxer by the networks and media. Foreman has average…

Comment by Bomb_on_you on 03-13-2011

thank God, he has a bad attitude, he's racist so he got what he deserved......

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