Terry Norris vs. Derrick Kelly

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Terry Norris 146 lbs lost to Derrick Kelly 147 lbs by UD in round 10 of 10


  • This bout was part of a $225,000 welterweight tournament at the Forum.
  • Kelly was ranked #14 as a welterweight by the NABF and held the California super welterweight title.
  • Norris was ranked #30 as a welterweight by the WBC.
  • Norris' older brother, heavyweight Orlin Norris, fought on this card and won by a first-round knockout.
  • After losing to Kelly, Norris told his brother: "Things are going to change for me. I will never look bad like that again. I will never go in the ring again without being mentally and physically prepared."
  • Norris has stated that Kelly was one of the toughest foes he faced during his career.