Pinklon Thomas vs. Mike Weaver
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1985-06-15 : Pinklon Thomas 220¼ lbs beat Mike Weaver 221¼ lbs by TKO at 1:42 in round 8 of 12
- Location: Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Carlos Padilla
- Judge: Herb Santos 66-66
- Judge: Dave Moretti 67-66
- Judge: Dick Cole 66-66
- World Boxing Council Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Thomas)
- The Pinklon Thomas vs. Mike Weaver bout was part of a triple header, along with Tim Witherspoon vs. James Smith and Trevor Berbick vs. David Bey. Televised live on HBO, the card was labeled "The Return of Body and Soul."
- Thomas dropped Weaver once in the first round and once in the eighth round. Thomas put Weaver down for the count with a right to the chin.