Ingemar Johansson vs. Floyd Patterson (2nd meeting)

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1960-06-20 : Floyd Patterson 190 lbs beat Ingemar Johansson 194¾ lbs by KO at 1:51 in round 5 of 15

World Heavyweight Title

This was Referee Arthur Mercante's first championship bout.

Johansson was knocked down earlier in the round prior to the knockout. Patterson became the first person to regain the World Heavyweight Title. Patterson landed three right hands to the back of Ingo's head shortly before the KO.