Tracy Harris Patterson vs. Arturo Gatti (1st meeting)
1995-12-15 : Tracy Harris Patterson 129¾ lbs lost to Arturo Gatti 130 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Wayne Kelly
- Judge: Leroy Brown 111-116
- Judge: Melvina Lathan 112-115
- Judge: Steve Weisfeld 113-114
International Boxing Federation Junior Lightweight Title (1st defense of Patterson)
- Gatti was busier from the outside, while Patterson picked his spots. Ultimately, the judges favoured Gatti's workrate over Patterson's cleaner punches.
- Gatti scored a flash knockdown in round 2, dropping Patterson with a lead right uppercut. Gatti suffered from a worsening right eye puff from round five, and a left eye cut in round ten.