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Rigondeaux Drops Kennedy Five Times For TKO Win

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Guillermo Rigondeaux (10-0, 8KOs) retained his WBA super bantamweight title with a fifth round stoppage of Teon Kennedy (17-2-2, 7KOs). After stunning Kennedy with a hard left hand, Rigondeaux landed a series of combinations that forced Kennedy to dip down to a knee for a knockdown call. During the second, Rigondeaux picked his shots and scored two more knockdowns with hard left hands. During the end of the fourth, Rigondeaux scored another knockdown in the final ten seconds with a wicked left counter. In the fifth, a quick combination put Kennedy down for the fifth time in the fight and the referee finally waved it off at 1:11.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 06-10-2012

Just watched the fight on Youtube. Rigo's a machine. I give Kennedy props for fighting; it must be incredibly discouraging to miss everything and get hit with everything. It's interesting to note that, despite knocking Teon down five times, Guillermo…

Comment by nycsmooth on 06-10-2012

NO BETTER BOXER 1 weight UP or DOWN than RIGO..he'll KO NONO...Broner's probablt crapped his pants if he knows he's on the list...RIGO a superb techncian..

Comment by Cubanborn87 on 06-10-2012

nonito dont want it!!!!!

Comment by TaurusJ27 on 06-10-2012

I lost count of how many time Kennedy went down.

Comment by richardt on 06-10-2012

There wasn't anything missing in what Rigo did last night. He decided to be more exciting and did just that. Anyone who appreciates polished skills and poise would enjoy what they saw in him. He was anything but boring.

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