Regular price $145.00

On April 25, 1998 at the Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi world light heavyweight champion Roy Jones, Jr. defended his title against Virgil Hill. Jones, Jr. knocked Hill out in the 4th round. Jones was a 6-1 favorite. Hill earned $1 million, and Jones received $4 million, including a $500,000 bonus for having extended his contract with HBO. Grand Casino, the fight's host, gave Jones a $125,000 Rolls-Royce. There was a contracted weight limit of 177½ pounds. This was a 12-round non-title fight. There was a crowd of 8,700. Jones knocked out Hill with a right to the body. It was the first knockout loss of Hill's career. Jones landed 34 of 69 power punches (49%) and Hill landed 11 of 30 (37%). The KO was named The Ring Knockout of the Year. Offered here is an original HBO poster advertising the closed circuit viewing of this fight.
This is an original, paper, HBO closed circuit poster picturing both fighters. Bold color and print. Bold, clear images. Small pin holes in corners. Clean front and back. Includes original folds. Minor edge and corner wear. 18" x 26."

Size: 18 x 26

Condition: very good