Date: 3rd January 1988
Venue: Palazzo Dello Sport, Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Title: WBC World Super-welterweight Title
Promoter: Top Rank
( 42 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 153 1/4 lbs
( 29 - 2 - 0 )
Weight: 154 lbs
Three months after winning the WBC World Super-welterweight Title from Mexico's Lupe Aquino, Rosi made his first defence against former champion Duane Thomas at The Palazzo Dello Sport in Genoa, Italy.
Rosi stopped Thomas in the 7th round.
Referee Larry O'Connell ending the fight at 0:57 of the 7th round.