1998-02-13 Laurent Boudouani drew 12 Guillermo Jones, University Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - WBA
1998-02-13 Laurent Boudouani drew 12 Guillermo Jones, University Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - WBA. Referee: Al Martinez. Scorecards: 114-114, 114-114, 114-115. Boxing way below his best, Boudouani (153¼) appeared to be lucky when holding on to his title by a majority draw against the 6’4” Jones (153). While Jones predictably went forward with a mechanical jab, although Boudouani landed the harder punches he failed to follow up any advantage. Obviously perplexed at Jones’ huge reach advantage the Frenchman continually went into a shell when he should have been looking at ways to get inside. At the finish it was only due to Boudouani's 10-9 score on all three judges’ cards in the 12th that the result did not go against him.