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06/02/1993 Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes

Riddick Bowe vs. Michael Dokes, billed as "The Homecoming", was a professional boxing match contested in 1993 for the WBA, IBF, and Lineal heavyweight world championships. It took place at Madison Square Garden and was broadcast by HBO. Referee Joe Santarpia stepped in and stopped the fight at 2:19 of the first round, awarding Bowe a TKO victory.


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  • Background 

  • The Fight 

  • Aftermath