This Day in Boxing

Felix Trinidad KOs William Joppy This Day May 12, 2001

Felix Trinidad KOs William Joppy This Day May 12, 2001

 

 

 

  • Felix Trinidad 159¼ lbs
  • William Joppy 158¾ lbs
  • TKO at 2:25 in round 5 of 12
  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Arthur Mercante Jr.
  • Judge: Melvina Lathan 39-35
  • Judge: Stanley Christodoulou 39-35
  • Judge: Guy Jutras 39-35
  • World Boxing Association Middleweight Title (6th defending of Joppy)

 

 

Notes

Semifinal in The Middleweight World Championship Series

Joppy down in rounds 1, 4 and 5.

Trinidad vacates his WBA and IBF Light Middleweight titles afterwards.

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