Hasim Rahman vs. James Toney (1st meeting)

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2006-03-18 : Hasim Rahman 238 lbs drew with James Toney 237 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12

  • World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title (1st defence of Rahman)
  • Weights: Rahman 238 lbs, Toney 237 lbs


- Rahman retains the title with a draw by winning the final round.
- Judges Tom Kaczmarek and Nobuaki Uratani had Toney leading by one point heading into the 12th.
- There were no knockdowns, but Rahman did suffer a deep cut over his left eye in the 5th that worsened as the fight continued.

Preceded by:
Rahman vs. Barrett
Interim Title
WBC Heavyweight Title Fight
# 92
Succeeded by:
Rahman vs. Maskaev II