1985-04-29 Tony Tubbs w pts 15 Greg Page, Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA - WBA
1985-04-29 Tony Tubbs w pts 15 Greg Page, Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA - WBA. Referee: Vincent Rainone. Scorecards: 145-140, 147-140, 145-142. Although the champion started reasonably well by the second round his work rate was already dropping and from then on Tubbs (229) began to gradually impose himself even though he hardly got out of first gear. Boxing cautiously, Tubbs continued to pick up points with the left jab and occasional rights to the head as Page (239½) continually ambled along with no sense of urgency. The last third of the fight saw Tubbs, pacing himself well, landing the better blows and while Page threw the odd solid left hook he failed to up the pace and the contest degenerated into a sloppy affair with far too much holding.