This Day in Boxing

Evander Holyfield Rocks Michael Moorer This Day November 8, 1996

Evander Holyfield Rocks Michael Moorer This Day November 8, 1996

 

  • Michael Moorer 223 lbs
  • Evander Holyfield 214 lbs
  • RTD at 3:00 in round 8 of 12
  • Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Referee: Mitch Halpern
  • Judge: Jerry Roth 69-78
  • Judge: Glen Hamada 70-78
  • Judge: Stanley Christodoulou 69-78
  • WBA Heavyweight Title
  • IBF Heavyweight Title

 

Notes:

Holyfield was a 12 to 5 betting favorite.

This was Moorer’s first and only fight with trainer Freddie Roach.

After losing this fight, Moorer didn’t box again for three years.

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