Found April 22, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
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Nielsen knocks out Vega to win WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Title Patrick Nielsen (14-0, 8 KOs) is the new WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion following a spectacular tenth-round KO victory over Gaston Vega (17-5, 6 KOs). Fighting in front of 2,758 fans at a boisterous Arena Nord in Frederikshavn, the 21-year-old stamped his authority on the battle early. In the seventh, he floored Vega with a powerful combination, but the Argentinian recovered and fought back. In a huge round nine, Nielsen knocked his opponent down again but then went down himself after an exchange. However, he quickly regained his composure and ended the bout in style in the tenth when he scored two more knock-downs for the referee to wave the bout off. “I am thrilled to be the WBA Intercontinental Champion,” Nielsen said. “This is a big win for me. It was a tough fight. I was provoked badly...
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