Roy Jones Jr. vs. Otis Grant

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1998-11-14 : Roy Jones Jr. 171 lbs beat Otis Grant 172 lbs by TKO at 1:18 in round 10 of 12

  • WBC Light Heavyweight Title (2nd defense by Jones)
  • WBA Light Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Jones)

Notes

  • Grant was the WBO middleweight champion.
  • Jones earned $2 million and Grant got $450,000.
  • There was a crowd of 3,500.
  • Jones floored Grant once in the sixth round and once in the tenth.
  • Grant's trainer, Russ Anber, threw in the towel after the second knockdown.
  • Jones landed 173 of 392 punches (44%) and Grant connected on 66 of 248 (27%)
  • Grant only landed 1 jab out of 137.
  • HBO judge Harold Lederman had Jones ahead 89-81 after nine rounds.