Pernell Whitaker vs. Anthony Jones

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1991-02-23 : Pernell Whitaker 135 lbs beat Anthony Jones 135 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


  • This was Whitaker's first defense of the Undisputed World Lightweight Championship.
  • Jones was a substitute for Tracy Spann, who pulled out after suffering a cut in training.
  • Whitaker earned $500,000 and Jones got $125,000.
  • The fight took place at the Caesars Palace Sports Pavilion.