James Toney vs. Ernest Mateen

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1995-09-09 : James Toney 175 lbs beat Ernest Mateen 175 lbs by DQ at 2:59 in round 5 of 12

  • WBU Light Heavyweight Title (1st. defending of Toney)


  • Mateen was disqualified for repeated fouls


  • "That's the best thing I've ever seen in boxing... (Toney) didn't try to retaliate with punching behind the back and hitting below the belt. That's what you call a champion... Those punches behind the neck like that, it's going to take him two years to recover from that." - George Foreman during the broadcast about the disqualification