Bash Ali vs. Henry Tillman

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1986-04-22 : Henry Tillman 192 lbs beat Bash Ali 186¾ lbs by TKO at 1:25 in round 1 of 12

  • Location: Showboat Hotel & Casino, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • Referee: Joey Curtis
  • NABF Cruiserweight Title (1st defense of Ali)
  • Time: 1:25

Aired on ESPN.

Notes

  • Automatic stoppage as a result of the three-knockdown rule.
  • First knockdown came as a result of a left hand to the head.
  • After Ali rose from the canvas, Tillman caught him with a hard combination to the head, forcing the referee to give him a standing eight-count.
  • The third knockdown came moments later when Ali took a knee following a barrage of punches.


Preceded by:
Davis vs. Ali
NABF Cruiserweight Title Fight
# 8
Succeeded by:
Tillman vs. Cooper