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HAMBURG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 22: Guillermo Jones during the press conference to promote the WBO World Championship cruiserwieght fight between Firat Arslan and Guillermo Jones at the Cinemaxx theater on September 22, 2008 in Hamburg, Germany. The fight will take place during the the Universum champions night at the Color line arena in Hamburg on September 27, 2008. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Panama's Guillermo Jones successfully defended his WBA cruiserweight title, stopping Mike Marrone in the sixth round Saturday night at Hard Rock Live Arena. Jones improved to 38-3-2 with his 30th knockout. Marrone dropped to 20-4. Jones overpowered the outmatched Marrone with an array of head and body punches. Late in the fifth round, Jones had the first of two knockdowns, dropped Marrone with a right to the head. Marrone, from Vero Beach, Fla., reached his feet at the count of eight. The minute's rest between rounds wasn't enough to revive Marrone, a natural heavyweight, who had only one previous fight at the 200-pound cruiserweight limit. Jones carefully measured his shots and landed a series of combinations to the head, sending Marrone to the canvas a second time. Although Marrone again reached his feet before the 10-count, his cornermen felt he had absorbed enough punishment and instructed referee Tellis Assimenios to stop the fight at 1:55 of the round. ''I wanted to sho...

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