Guillermo Jones vs. Michael Marrone
2011-11-05 : Guillermo Jones 197 lbs beat Michael Marrone 198¾ lbs by TKO at 1:55 in round 6 of 12
- Location: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA
- Referee: Telis Assimenios
- Judge: Michael Pernick 50-43
- Judge: Rocky Young 50-44
- Judge: Bill Ray 50-44
- Main event of a Don King fight card held at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida
- Challenger Marrone, a heavyweight and loser of three of his last four bouts, fights at cruiserweight for the first time in his career regarding this title opportunity
- Champion Guillermo Jones dropped tiring Michael Marrone with a straight right in the fifth round. Marrone beat the count.
- Jones used right-left combinations and body shots to win rounds one, two, three, four, five.
- Jones landed combinations to the head and floored Marrone in the sixth. Marrone beat the count, but his corner then stopped the bout at 1:55 of the sixth round to save Marrone from further punishment.
- Guillermo Jones retains title at Hard Rock Live, Miami Herald write up of fight card http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/11/05/2489068/palacios-bounces-back-vs-godfrey.html