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On This Day in Sports Odds History

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1990 (Boxing): In one of the most controversial endings in boxing history, referee Richard Steele calls the fight with 2 seconds left in the 12th and final round to give Julio Cesar Chavez a TKO victory over Meldrick Taylor in a light welterweight unificaiton title bout. Cesar Chavez was a -190 favorite as he ran his perfect record to 69-0. Taylor, who was undefeated at 24-0-1 coming into the fight, was ahead on 2 of the 3 judge's scorecards headed into the final round. Taylor was knocked down in the final moments and given the mandatory 8-count by Steele who determined Taylor was unfit to continue fighting (for 2 more seconds). The two would fight again 4 years later with Chavez winning by a TKO in the 8th round.

2002 (Golf): Tiger Woods wins the Bay Hill Invitational for the third straight year and earns his 30th PGA Tour victory. Prior to the start, he was +350 to win the tournament.

2002 (College Basketball): In the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament - #8 seed UCLA takes down #1 seed Cincinnati 105-101 in double overtime. The Bruins were a 9-point underdog and the game went over the total of 139 points. Bearcats junior guard Leonard Stokes led all scorers with 39 points while Bruins senior guard Matt Barnes had 17 points, 11 assists, 8 rebounds and 3 steals. The Bruins would lose 82-73 in the Sweet Sixteen to Missouri as a 1½-point favorite.