Roy Jones Jr. vs. Lou Del Valle

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1998-07-18 : Roy Jones Jr 175 lbs beat Lou Del Valle 175 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Unofficial AP scorecard: 118-109 Jones
  • WBC Light Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Jones)
  • WBA Light Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Del Valle)


  • Del Valle was a sparring partner for Jones in 1995. He was paid $750 a week.
  • Jones earned $2 million and Del Valle got $850,000.
  • There was a crowd of 4,519.
  • Del Valle was cut over the left eye from an accidental butt in round seven.
  • Del Valle put Jones down for the first time in his professional career with a left cross in round eight.
  • Jones landed 233 of 483 punches (48%) and Del Valle connected on 113 of 286 (40%).