This Day in Boxing

Roy Jones Jr KOs Ricky Randall Pro Debut This Day May 6, 1989

 

Roy Jones Jr KOs Ricky Randall Pro Debut This Day May 6, 1989

 

  • Roy Jones Jr 157 lbs
  • Ricky Randall 153 lbs
  • TKO at 2:46 in round 2 of 8
  • Location: Civic Center, Pensacola, Florida, USA
  • Referee: Mike Boggs

 

Notes:

This was the pro debut for Jones and his first fight since losing a highly controversial 3-2 decision to Park Si-Hun in the 156-pound gold medal bout at the 1988 Olympics.

Jones’ purse was $50,000 and Randall’s was $1,800.

Randall was knocked down twice in the first round and once in the second

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