This Day in Boxing

Archie Moore KOs Yvonne Durelle This Day August 12, 1959 Retains Light Heavyweight Crown

 

Archie Moore KOs Yvonne Durelle This Day August 12, 1959 Retains Light Heavyweight Crown

 

  • Archie Moore 174¼ lbs
  • Yvon Durelle 173 lbs
  • KO at 2:52 in round 3 of 15
  • Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Referee: Jack Sharkey
  • Judge: Leon Germain 10-8
  • Judge: Johnny Gow 10-8
  • Judge: Rene Ouimet 9-9
  • NYSAC World Light Heavyweight Title
  • National Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight Title

 

Notes:

Attendance: 11,5505

Gate: $140,519 (Record Montreal gate to that date)

Durelle was knocked down four times in the 3rd.

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