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April 9, 1989
Australian boxer Jeff Fenech, one of only 11 boxers in history to win world titles in three different weight divisions, announced his retirement after scoring a 12-round decision over Mexico's Marcos Villasana in Melbourne, Australia. Fenech, 24, broke his left hand and injured the right in the fight. The victory was his third successful defense of the World Boxing Council featherweight title. He previously held the International Boxing Federation bantamweight and WBC super-bantamweight titles and was 23-0 as a professional.
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November 8, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Azumah Nelson of Ghana retained his World Boxing Council super-featherweight title as he wore down Calvin Grove to win a unanimous 12-round decision at Lake Tahoe. Nelson, who had not fought since a Feb. 29 victory over Jeff Fenech, improved his record to 36-2-1. With the defeat, Grove, of Pottstown, Pa., fell to 41-5. Judge Dave Brown scored the fight 115-112, Douglas Tucker had it 116-111 and Keith MacDonald saw it at 114-113.
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September 22, 1985 | Associated Press
Jeff Fenech, Australia's International Boxing Federation world bantamweight champion, will make his second title defense against American Jerome Coffee here on Dec. 2, promoter Bill Mordey announced.
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September 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jeff Fenech, a three-time world boxing champion, was found guilty in Australia of assaulting a shop owner and fined $215. Magistrate Peter Miszalski fined Fenech for what he described as "in many ways a very minor assault." Miszalski also recorded convictions of assault causing bodily harm against Fenech's brother-in-law, Mario Adamo; his training partner, boxer Peter Mitrevski, and friend Maxwell Semrani.
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November 8, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Azumah Nelson of Ghana retained his World Boxing Council super-featherweight title as he wore down Calvin Grove to win a unanimous 12-round decision at Lake Tahoe. Nelson, who had not fought since a Feb. 29 victory over Jeff Fenech, improved his record to 36-2-1. With the defeat, Grove, of Pottstown, Pa., fell to 41-5. Judge Dave Brown scored the fight 115-112, Douglas Tucker had it 116-111 and Keith MacDonald saw it at 114-113.
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September 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jeff Fenech, a three-time world boxing champion, was found guilty in Australia of assaulting a shop owner and fined $215. Magistrate Peter Miszalski fined Fenech for what he described as "in many ways a very minor assault." Miszalski also recorded convictions of assault causing bodily harm against Fenech's brother-in-law, Mario Adamo; his training partner, boxer Peter Mitrevski, and friend Maxwell Semrani.
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October 22, 1985 | Associated Press
No. 2 ranked Jerome Coffee will fight Jeff Fenech, International Boxing Federation bantamweight champion, for the title in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 2. Coffee, of Nashville, is 26-0 with 17 KOs while Fenech is 10-0 with seven knockouts. Coffee drew the bid for the IBF title after No. 1-ranked Gaby Canizales chose to fight for the World Boxing Assn. bantamweight title against champion Richie Sandoval.
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June 29, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Australian Jeff Fenech and Ghanan Azumah Nelson battled to a 12-round super-featherweight championship draw on Friday's Tyson-Ruddock undercard. The decision enabled Nelson to retain his title. Judge Jerry Roth of Las Vegas had Fenech ahead, 115-113, but Miguel Donate of Puerto Rico had Nelson, 116-112. Dave Moretti of Las Vegas had it 114-114. The Times card had Fenech winning, 118-110. Fenech looked like the loser at the finish, with two facial cuts and swollen eyes.
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December 12, 1987
Jeff Fenech of Australia scored a first-round knockout over highly ranked Argentine featherweight Osmar Avila in Sydney.
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June 29, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Australian Jeff Fenech and Ghanan Azumah Nelson battled to a 12-round super-featherweight championship draw on Friday's Tyson-Ruddock undercard. The decision enabled Nelson to retain his title. Judge Jerry Roth of Las Vegas had Fenech ahead, 115-113, but Miguel Donate of Puerto Rico had Nelson, 116-112. Dave Moretti of Las Vegas had it 114-114. The Times card had Fenech winning, 118-110. Fenech looked like the loser at the finish, with two facial cuts and swollen eyes.
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April 9, 1989
Australian boxer Jeff Fenech, one of only 11 boxers in history to win world titles in three different weight divisions, announced his retirement after scoring a 12-round decision over Mexico's Marcos Villasana in Melbourne, Australia. Fenech, 24, broke his left hand and injured the right in the fight. The victory was his third successful defense of the World Boxing Council featherweight title. He previously held the International Boxing Federation bantamweight and WBC super-bantamweight titles and was 23-0 as a professional.
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October 22, 1985 | Associated Press
No. 2 ranked Jerome Coffee will fight Jeff Fenech, International Boxing Federation bantamweight champion, for the title in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 2. Coffee, of Nashville, is 26-0 with 17 KOs while Fenech is 10-0 with seven knockouts. Coffee drew the bid for the IBF title after No. 1-ranked Gaby Canizales chose to fight for the World Boxing Assn. bantamweight title against champion Richie Sandoval.
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September 22, 1985 | Associated Press
Jeff Fenech, Australia's International Boxing Federation world bantamweight champion, will make his second title defense against American Jerome Coffee here on Dec. 2, promoter Bill Mordey announced.
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