Dick Tiger Stops Gene Fullmer This Day August 10, 1963 and retains the middleweight crown
- Gene Fullmer 160 lbs
- Dick Tiger 159¾ lbs
- RTD at 3:00 in round 7 of 15
- Location: Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Nigeria
- Referee: Jack Hart
- World Boxing Association Middleweight Title (2nd defense by Tiger)
- World Boxing Council Middleweight Title (Inaugural title)
A crowd of over 35,000 produced a gate of $250,000.
Tiger was guaranteed $100,000 and Fullmer $60,000.
This was Fullmer’s last fight.