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Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy

Manchester's Marcus Morrison knocks out Emanuele Blandamura at the Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli in Rome
Marcus Morrison
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Rome • July 11

MANCHESTER’s Marcus Morrison produced a stunning win when he overcame Emanuele Blandamura at the Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli in Rome on Thursday (July 11).

Morrison was not expected to win but in the ninth round landed a monstrous right hand, thumping the shot down the middle to drop the Italian. Dazed, Blandamura crawled to the ropes and leaning on the strands slowly rose. He was in a bad way and referee Francisco Alloza Rosa ended it at 2-44 for of the penultimate round.

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