Jerry Quarry vs. Jimmy Ellis

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1968-04-27 : Jerry Quarry 195 lbs lost to Jimmy Ellis 197 lbs by MD in round 15 of 15

  • Unofficial AP scorecard: 8-6-1 Ellis
  • Unofficial UPI scorecard: 9-5-1 Ellis
  • World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title (Vacant title)
  • Quarry was a 7-5 betting favorite.
  • Both Ellis and Quarry were guaranteed $125,000.
  • The fight drew an estimated 11,000 fans who paid an estimated $180,000. Promoter Don Chargin had hoped for a 14,000-seat sellout and a gate of $250,000.

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