Ingemar Johansson vs. Floyd Patterson (2nd meeting)

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1960-06-20 : Floyd Patterson 190 lbs beat Ingemar Johansson 194¾ lbs by KO at 1:51 in round 5 of 15

  • World Heavyweight Title
  • Weights: Patterson 190; Johansson 194¾
  • Referee Arthur Mercante's first championship bout
  • Time: 1:51
  • Johansson was knocked down earlier in the round prior to the knockout
  • Patterson became the first person to regain the World Heavyweight Title
  • 1960 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year