1989-11-16 Michael Moorer w rsc 1 Jeff Thompson, Resorts International Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - WBO

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1989-11-16 Michael Moorer w rsc 1 Jeff Thompson, Resorts International Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - WBO. Referee: Earl Morton. Having looked pedestrian in his last title defence, Moorer (175) came out firing this time round and soon had his fellow southpaw in some difficulty. Knocked over by a solid jab and cut over the left eye, Thompson (175) was in real trouble and Moorer was not going to let him off the hook. Unleashing a tremendous right hook Moorer sent Thompson crashing down again, but this time the referee had seen enough and called the fight off on the 1.46 mark without bothering to take up the count.