This Day in Boxing

Roy Jones KOs Clinton Woods This Day September 7, 2002 Retains Crown

 

Roy Jones KOs Clinton Woods This Day September 7, 2002 Retains Crown

 

  • Roy Jones Jr 174¾ lbs
  • Clinton Woods 174 lbs
  • TKO at 1:29 in round 6 of 12
  • Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: Jay Nady
  • Judge: Gus Mercurio
  • Judge: Omar Mintun
  • Judge: Jack Woodburn

 

 

Notes:

Roy Jones Jr vs. Clinton Woods (poster).jpg

Woods was ranked #1 by the WBC.

There was a crowd of 16,229.

HBO judge Harold Lederman had Jones ahead 50-45 after five rounds.

Woods’ corner threw in the towel.

Jones landed 140 of 300 punches (47%) and Woods connected on 39 of 166 (23%).

 

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