2009-12-12 : Ronald Hearns 154 lbs beat Shadrack Kipruto 154½ lbs by TKO at 2:33 in round 6 of 8
- Location: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Referee: Pete Podgorski
- Judge: Ted Gimza
- Judge: Bill Lerch
- Judge: Bulmaro Campuzano Jr.
In a Middleweight matchup, Michigan's Ronald Hearns (son of Hall of Fame champion Thomas Hearns) scored a sixth round TKO over game Kenyan Middleweight champion Shadrack Kipruto. Hearns used overhand right hands to score all night on Kipruto, fighting for the first time off the African continent.
A big overhand right by Ronald Hearns sent Kipruto down and the bout was called at 2:33 by referee Pete Podgorski.