Roy Jones Jr. vs. Antonio Tarver (2nd meeting)

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2004-05-15 : Antonio Tarver 175 lbs beat Roy Jones Jr. 174 lbs by TKO at 1:41 in round 2 of 12

  • The Ring Magazine Light Heavyweight Title (Jones defending)
  • WBC Light Heavyweight Title (Jones' 13th defense)
  • WBA Light Heavyweight Title (Jones' 1st defense)
  • IBO Light Heavyweight Title (Jones' 5th defense)
  • IBA Light Heavyweight Title (Jones' 3rd defense)
  • NBA Light Heavyweight Title (Jones' 4th defense)
  • Vacant WBF Light Heavyweight Title

Comments

  • Fight was named Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year.
  • A left hook from Tarver puts Jones on the canvas. Jones tries to get up and does, but Nady stops the bout, feeling that Jones is too hurt to continue.
  • Tarver wins the RING magazine Light Heavyweight championship of the world.
  • PPV buys: 384,000