Ray Mercer vs. Tommy Morrison

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1991-10-18 : Tommy Morrison 221¾ lbs lost to Ray Mercer 225 lbs by TKO at 0:28 in round 5 of 12

Time: 0:28

Titles On Line: World Boxing Organization Heavyweight Title (Mercer's 1st defense)
Television: TVKO Pay-Per-View
Promoter(s): Bob Arum: Top Rank
Link to Fight Card
Attendance: Near a sellout of 8,000
Fighters: Mercer Morrison
Prefight Records: 17-0 28-0
Weights: 225 221¾

  • Mercer relinquised the WBO title shortly after this fight.

Morrison was outboxing Mercer and leading on all the scorecards when in 5th round he was caught by a barrage of over 15 unanswered punches. This bout is viewed as one of the most brutal KOs in heavyweight history.

Preceded by:
Damiani vs. Mercer
WBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 4
Succeeded by:
Moorer vs. Cooper