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
- Location: Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
- Referee: Arthur Mercante
- Judge: Tom Kaczmarek
- Judge: Rogelio Perez
- Judge: Daniel Talon
- WBC Light Heavyweight Title (2nd defense by Jones)
- WBA Light Heavyweight Title (1st defense by Jones)
- 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.