Gerry Cooney vs. Jimmy Young

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1980-05-25 : Jimmy Young 223 lbs lost to Gerry Cooney 224½ lbs by RTD in round 4 of 10

  • Cooney entered the fight ranked #1 by the WBA and #3 by the WBC.
  • The fight was televised live on CBS.
  • The fight took place in the ballroom of Convention Hall before a crowd of about 3,000.
  • Cooney opened a bad cut over Young's right eye in the third round, which led to the fight being stopped at the end of the fourth.