September 24, 2004 - Atlanta, Georgia
©Photo Gallery by J & P
Photography /(Janis Guidry & Patricia Butaud) In front of over 6, 000 boxing fans, Laila Ali, 174 1/4, now 19-0
(16KO), KO3 1:59 second, Gwendolyn
O'Neil, 175. Ali won the (IWBF) International Women's Boxing
Federation light heavyweight championship. News sources reported, that Ali
knocked O'Neil down twice in the second round, each time with a right hand
to the chin. Ali began pounding O'Neil late in the third round and
ended the fight with a barrage of punches to the face, knocking O'Neil down
in a neutral corner where she sat stunned as she was counted out.
O'Neil, from Guyana, fell to 9-4-1 (6KO); Super-Middleweights Leatitia
Robinson, 168 1/4, UD10 Valerie Mahfood, 168 3/4. Robinson new
IBA Continental Champ. final judges scores 99-89, 100-88, 98-90; Janaya Davis
defeats Elizabeth Kerin, 168. Final judges scores 40-36; 40-36;
39-37.; and Featherweights Trish Hill, 130, decision win over Lisa Pedersen, 130.
Final judges scores 60-54; 60-54; 57-57 (WBAN is trying to confirm that this
was a Split decision or majority decision for Hill.)ALI
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LAILA ALI VS.
IWBF LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP