James Toney vs. Horacio Rene Brandan
1990-05-23 : James Toney 165 lbs beat Horacio Rene Brandan 165 lbs by KO in round 2 of 10
- Location: The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
- Referee: Dale Grable
- Time: 2:06
- James Toney 17-0 (13 KOs) vs. Horacio Rene Brandan 9-1 (6 KOs)
- The broadcast reported Toney had 14 KOs.
Toney was much the sharper of the two in the opening round. He came forward and landed well to the body and upstairs. A right hand hurt Brandan, who was against the ropes, at 1:55 of Round 2. He attempted to duck and turn his head, to which Toney came in and landed two right uppercuts. With Brandan leaning against the ropes, the referee stepped in and began an eight count. After reaching eight, the referee waved an end to the bout.