Michael Moorer vs. Adrian Riggs

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1988-03-04 : Michael Moorer 172 lbs beat Adrian Riggs 172 lbs by TKO at 2:26 in round 1 of 4

Announcer: Chuck Hull
Aired On: ESPN
Time: 2:26


  • Professional debut for Michael Moorer.
  • Adrian Riggs came in with an (0-2) record, with both of his previous losses coming by decision.
  • Riggs was hurt by a left uppercut and was put down by a left hook at 1:55. He was up almost immediately and received a mandatory eight-count.
  • Moorer was warned following the knockdown for hitting Riggs while he was on one knee.
  • Riggs went down for the second time in the round from a right hook. Referee Carlos Padilla immediately waved an end to the bout.