Mike Tyson, This Day in Boxing

This Day June 28, 1986 Mike Tyson KOs William Hosea

Mike Tyson KOs William Hosea This Day June 28, 1986

Iron Mike Tyson one step closer to a shot at the crown

 


 

 

Mike Tyson 217

William Hosea 215

Houston Field House, Troy, New York, USA W  KO 1/10

time: 2:03   referee: Harry Papacaralambolous

KO at 2:03 in round 1 of 10

Location: Houston Field House, Troy, New York, USA

Referee: Harry Papacaralambolous

 

Tyson swarmed over Hosea and landed some hard shots to the body. Hosea landed a hard left hook to Tyson’s head. But Tyson never blinked and resumed his body attack. Midway through the round, Tyson staggered Hosea with a left to the liver and a right to the ribs. Hosea dropped to his knees. It looked like Hosea was regrouping himself, but he failed to beat the referee’s count and the fight ended.

Tyson entered ranked as the # 2 heavyweight contender by the WBC.

Hosea estimated his share of the purse was about $10,000.

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