Michael Moorer vs. Bert Cooper

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Michael Moorer 217 lbs beat Bert Cooper 224 lbs by TKO at 2:21 in round 5 of 12

  • Date: 1992-05-15
  • Location: Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
  • Referee: Joe O'Neill
  • Judge: John Stewart 37-38
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  • Judge: Cesar Ramos 38-38
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  • Judge: Gerald Maltz 36-39
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Time: 2:21

Titles On Line: World Boxing Organization Heavyweight Title (Vacant)
Television: TVKO Pay-Per-View
Promoter(s): Kathy Duva: Main Events
Link to Fight Card
Fighters: Moorer Cooper
Prefight Records: 28-0 27-8
Weights: 217 224½


  • Moorer down in 1st and 3rd; Cooper down in 1st and 5th.
  • Moorer became the fist left-handed heavyweight champion in history.
  • Fight was named KO Magazine Fight of the Year in 1992.

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Preceded by:
Mercer vs. Morrison
WBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 5
Succeeded by:
Morrison vs. Foreman