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Michael Moorer vs Marcellus Allen

Michael Moorer vs Marcellus Allen

Date: 3rd February 1990

Venue: Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Title: WBO World Light-heavyweight Title

Promoted by: Main Events

Michael Moorer
( 18 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 175 lbs

Marcellus Allen
( 12 - 0 - 0 )
Weight: 175 lbs

Reigning WBO world light-heavyweight champion Moorer made the seventh defence of his title at the Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey against Portland, Oregon's Marcellus Allen (12-0-0).

This opportunity came too early for the challenger, and although Moorer (18-0-0) had only six more fights on his resume, he was too experienced for Allen at this stage.

Referee Frank Cappuccino stopped the bout at the end of the ninth round.

On the 2nd of January 1991, Marcus Allen was shot and killed by his ex-girlfriend.