Lloyd Honeyghan vs. Gene Hatcher

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1987-08-30 : Lloyd Honeyghan 147 lbs beat Gene Hatcher 147 lbs by TKO at 0:45 in round 1 of 12

  • IBF & WBC Welterweight Titles
  • Time: 0:45 -- from Spanish newspaper El Mundo Deportivo
  • Weights: both 147

Honeyghan makes the 3rd successful defense of his titles by stopping Hatcher. Hatcher was down once and the referee stopped the bout with Hatcher out against the ropes. Hatcher collapsed and and remained on the canvas for several minutes before recovering. It was the first knockout loss of Hatcher's career.

The fight had been postponed for a day due to rain.