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    TOKYO, JAPAN

    Mexico's Gabriel Bernal snatched the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title in Tokyo on April 9.

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    1. GV Mexico's Gabriel Bernal, in red shorts, knocks down Japan's Koji Kobayashi in second round of fight. Referee declares Bernal winner. 1.56
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    SPORT: BOXING
    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TOKYO, JAPAN

    Mexico's Gabriel Bernal snatched the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title in Tokyo on April 9. Bernal knocked down defending champion Koji Kobayashi of Japan after two minutes, 37 seconds in the second of 12 scheduled rounds. In his first title attempt, Bernal had knocked down the defender with left and right hooks earlier in the same round before flooring him again with a hard right. It was Kobayashi's first defence of the title he won in Tokyo in January. The win was Bernal's 38th, which includes 25 knockouts, compared to the seven defeats and three draws of his career. The result was Kobayashi's second defeat against 21 wins and three draws.

    Source: REUTERS - KIMIAKI TANAKA

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    Film ID:
    VLVA811FTMCQCFLV26I3OETCFMVBN
    Media URN:
    VLVA811FTMCQCFLV26I3OETCFMVBN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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