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Mike Tyson Look-A-Like Floyd Patterson Stops Troy This Day January 7, 1955

 

Mike Tyson Look-A-Like Floyd Patterson Stops Troy This Day January 7, 1955

Head Motion – Slipping and Weaving – Taught by Cus D’amato

 

 

  • Floyd Patterson 166 lbs
  • Willie Troy 162 lbs
  • TKO in round 5 of 8
  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Al Berl
  • The referee stopped the bout after the 5th round, on advice from the ring doctor.
  • Referee Al Berl – 5-0
  • Judge Artie Aidala – 5-0
  • Judge Harold Barnes – 4-1
  • Unofficial AP scorecard – 5-0 Patterson

 

 

Post fight comment

“Not yet. You see, when he fights (Paul) Andrews it means that he will be going after the title. Because who is after Andrews? (Archie) Moore. Let us see after each fight. Moore is very smart, so Floyd has got to get as much experience as possible before Moore.” -Cus D’Amato, Patterson’s manager, on his future prospects.

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