Boxing History, This Day in Boxing

This Day in Boxing August 11, 1954 Moore KOs Johnson

This Day in Boxing August 11, 1954 Moore KOs Johnson

Archie Moore retains the light heavyweight crown

 

 

 

 

Archie Moore 173

Harold Johnson 172½ 47 5 0

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA W TKO 14/15

time: 0:56   referee: Ruby Goldstein 5-6   judges: Artie Aidala 5-8, Bert Grant 9-8

World Light Heavyweight Title

Grant’s card was 6-6 in round at the time of the stoppage, but 9-8 in supplemental scoring.

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