Larry Holmes vs. Lorenzo Zanon

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1980-02-03 : Larry Holmes 213½ lbs beat Lorenzo Zanon 215 lbs by KO at 2:39 in round 6 of 15

Notes

  • Holmes was a 10 to 1 favorite.
  • Holmes earned $600,000 and Zanon got $125,000.
  • Zanon was dropped twice in the fourth round and given a standing eight-count by referee Ray Solis, who apparently didn't know that standing eight-counts weren't allowed in Nevada.
  • Holmes knocked Zanon down with a right cross in the sixth round and the referee syopped the fight.