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Behind on two of three scorecards after the ninth round, Oleg Maskaev (right)came on strong to batter Hasim Rahman, dropping him twice in the 12th beforereferee Jay Nady stopped the bout, making Maskaev the new WBC heavyweightchampion (page 125).