Fragomeni, 39, stops Kraj to take WBC cruiserweight title in hometown
MILAN, Italy -- Giacobbe Fragomeni, competing in front of his hometown fans, became a world champion at age 39 Friday when his fight with Rudolf Kraj for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title was stopped in the eighth round.
Fragomeni was leading 77-74 on all three judges' cards when the fight was stopped because of a cut above his eye sustained in the previous round from an illegal headbutt.
Kraj, who was attempting to become the first world champion from the Czech Republic, lost for ...
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