Rocky Gannon vs. Dominick Carter (1st meeting)

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Dominick Carter 174 lbs beat Rocky Gannon 174 lbs by TKO at 2:50 in round 1 of 12

  • IBA Light Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Gannon)


  • First defense by Gannon ended in the first round as the IBA world title changed hands.
  • Carter was knocked down by Gannon in the opening seconds of the fight.
  • Gannon lost a point for hitting Carter after he was down on the canvas.
  • With a minute remaining, referee Cole deducted a point from Carter for holding.
  • Shortly after Carter's point deduction, Gannon was knocked down.
  • Gannon beat the count. Referee Cole stopped the fight when Gannon staggered to the ropes, ending the exciting slugfest.

Preceded by:
Gannon vs. White
IBA Light Heavyweight Title Fight
# 2
Succeeded by:
Gannon vs. Carter II