Zab Judah vs. Micky Ward
1998-06-07 : Zab Judah 138 lbs beat Micky Ward 137½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
- Referee: Jorge Alonso
- Judge: Paul Herman 119-109
- Judge: Bill Ray 118-110
- Judge: Stuart Winston 118-110
- USBA Interim Light Welterweight Title
- Weights: Judah 138 lbs, Ward 137 1/2 lbs
- Aired on: ESPN Friday Night Fights
- Punch Totals: Judah 270 of 889, 30% punches landed, Ward 91 of 431, 21% punches landed.
- Judah landed really low in round one as did Ward in round nine, both using taunts after.
- Judah outboxed the veteran Ward for most of the fight using his Jab,timing and speed to win rounds.
- Ward landed a hard left hook to the body in Round 8 but Judah managed to stay on his feet and finish the round.
- Judah went the 12 Round Distance for the first time in his career.