Pernell Whitaker vs. Gary Jacobs

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1995-08-26 : Pernell Whitaker 147 lbs beat Gary Jacobs 147 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


  • Jacobs was rated #1 by the WBC.
  • Whitaker was ruled down in the eleventh round, but television replays showed it was merely a slip.
  • Referee Ron Lipton deducted a point from Jacobs in the final round for excessive holding.
  • Whitaker dropped Jacobs twice late in the final round.
  • Whitaker landed 298 of 667 punches (45%) and Jacobs connected on 186 of 496 (38%).