Manfredo bounces back with KO of Smichet

MONTREAL- In the grand scheme of boxing, a victory against Walid Smichet might not greatly raise Peter Manfredo’s stock.

But after being dismantled in three rounds last November by Sakio Bika for the vacant and little-known International Boxing Organization’s version of the super-middleweight title, Manfredo needed to rebound – for his psyche, if nothing else.

So the 28-year-old American must be feeling better about himself after knocking out Smichet at 3:00 of the seventh round Saturday afternoon at the Montreal Casino, improving to 32-6 with 17 KOs…(Full Story)

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