Roy Jones Jr. vs. Tony Thornton

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1995-09-30 : Roy Jones Jr 167½ lbs beat Tony Thornton 165¾ lbs by TKO at 0:45 in round 3 of 12


  • Thornton was ranked #1 by the IBF.
  • Jones dropped Thornton with a left hook right before the bell ending round two.
  • Jones backed Thornton to the ropes early in round four and unleashed a barrage of punches. Thornton failed to punch back, and the referee stopped the fight.
  • Jones landed 98 of 210 punches (47%) and Thornton connected on 20 of 56 (36%).