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Unbeaten Gomez drops Castro in 10th

Updated: December 17, 2000, 1:40 AM ET
Associated Press

ESSEN, Germany -- Unbeaten Juan Carlos Gomez knocked out Argentina's Jorge Castro in the 10th round Saturday, successfully defending his WBC cruiserweight title for the ninth time.

The Cuban-born Gomez ran his record to 32-0 with 27 knockouts when he sent Castro sprawling into the ropes and down to the canvas with a short left with 1:56 left in the 10th round.

Castro, the former WBA middleweight champion, was stopped for the first time in his career as his record fell to 115-7-3 with ...

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