1962-05-12 Harold Johnson w pts 15 Doug Jones, The Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - WORLD
1962-05-12 Harold Johnson w pts 15 Doug Jones, The Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - WORLD. Referee: David Beloff. Scorecards: 74-61, 73-64, 71-63. Fighting to unify the title, Johnson (171½), the NBA champion, proved a bit too experienced for Jones (171½), his left hand keeping the latter at bay for much of the time. In control from the fifth onwards Johnson made a big effort to stop Jones in the 11th, throwing right after right, but with the latter not budging when the bell rang the pair continued to fight on. Thereafter, Johnson went back to his tried and trusted left jab, outboxing the younger man through to the final bell while often feinting him on to punches.