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Ali captures IBA super middleweight title

Updated: August 18, 2002, 1:45 AM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- With her famous father in attendance, Laila Ali won her first world title with a second round knockout of Suzy Taylor Saturday night at the Aladdin hotel-casino.

Ali, the daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, stopped the fight at 1:11 of the second round to win the IBA super middleweight championship.

"I wanted to come out and hit her with some body shots,'' said Ali, who improves to 12-0 with nine knockouts. "But once I saw how slow she was and couldn't do anything, ...

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