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October 24, 1989 | From Times wire services
Australian Jeff Harding retained his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title today when English challenger Tom Collins quit at the end of the second round. Harding knocked Collins down in the first round of the scheduled 12 rounder and hammered him against the ropes late in the second after surviving a hard right to the jaw. Harding improved his record to 16-0, including 13 knockouts, and Collins dropped to 24-16-1.
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December 4, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Light-heavyweight Jeff Harding of Australia rallied to win a unanimous 12-round decision over David Vedder of San Jose in a World Boxing Council title fight at St. Jean de Luz, France.
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December 4, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Light-heavyweight Jeff Harding of Australia rallied to win a unanimous 12-round decision over David Vedder of San Jose in a World Boxing Council title fight at St. Jean de Luz, France.
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July 29, 1990
Dennis Andries waited 13 months for revenge. On Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, he got it. Andries knocked out Jeff Harding in the seventh round to regain the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title he lost to the Australian last year. Andries stunned Harding with a chopping right to the head, then knocked him out with an overhand right at 2:15 of the round. Andries, a Detroit-based Englishman, became only the second to win the light heavyweight title three times.
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July 29, 1990
Dennis Andries waited 13 months for revenge. On Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, he got it. Andries knocked out Jeff Harding in the seventh round to regain the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title he lost to the Australian last year. Andries stunned Harding with a chopping right to the head, then knocked him out with an overhand right at 2:15 of the round. Andries, a Detroit-based Englishman, became only the second to win the light heavyweight title three times.
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June 25, 1989
Jeff Harding, a substitute from Australia who appeared hopelessly beaten after five rounds, came back to win the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title by stopping Dennis Andries in the 12th round Saturday at Atlantic City, N.J. Harding, 24, knocked down in the fifth round and cut over both eyes, knocked Andries down twice in the final round. Referee Joe Cortez stopped the bout after the second knockdown, at 1:23 of the round. The 33-year-old Andries got up after the second knockdown but he was in no condition to continue.
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October 25, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Virgil Hill retained his World Boxing Assn. light-heavyweight title and remained undefeated Tuesday night, stopping veteran James Kinchen at 2 minutes 52 seconds of the first round at Bismarck, N.D. Hill caught Kinchen with a hard left hook to the head in the challenger's corner. Kinchen staggered and Hill quickly pounced on the opportunity with a flurry of combinations, knocking Kinchen through the ropes and onto the apron of the ring.
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September 12, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jeff Harding of Australia scored a split-decision victory over Dennis Andries of Britain and regained the World Boxing Council lightheavyweight title.
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October 18, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
ld Boxing Council light-heavyweight champion Dennis Andries will defend his title against Guy Waters of Australia in Melbourne in December, promoter Bill Mordey announced today. Andries, a Briton based in Detroit, regained the title when he stopped Jeff Harding of Australia in Melbourne in July. He previously held the title in 1986 and 1989. Andries defended the title last week with a fourth-round knockout of Sergio Merani of Argentina.
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October 25, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Virgil Hill retained his World Boxing Assn. light-heavyweight title and remained undefeated Tuesday night, stopping veteran James Kinchen at 2 minutes 52 seconds of the first round at Bismarck, N.D. Hill caught Kinchen with a hard left hook to the head in the challenger's corner. Kinchen staggered and Hill quickly pounced on the opportunity with a flurry of combinations, knocking Kinchen through the ropes and onto the apron of the ring.
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October 24, 1989 | From Times wire services
Australian Jeff Harding retained his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title today when English challenger Tom Collins quit at the end of the second round. Harding knocked Collins down in the first round of the scheduled 12 rounder and hammered him against the ropes late in the second after surviving a hard right to the jaw. Harding improved his record to 16-0, including 13 knockouts, and Collins dropped to 24-16-1.
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June 25, 1989
Jeff Harding, a substitute from Australia who appeared hopelessly beaten after five rounds, came back to win the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title by stopping Dennis Andries in the 12th round Saturday at Atlantic City, N.J. Harding, 24, knocked down in the fifth round and cut over both eyes, knocked Andries down twice in the final round. Referee Joe Cortez stopped the bout after the second knockdown, at 1:23 of the round. The 33-year-old Andries got up after the second knockdown but he was in no condition to continue.
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