Roy Jones Jr. regains WBC light heavyweight title

August 1997
Jet;08/25/97, Vol. 92 Issue 14, p50
Reports that in March, 1997, Roy Jones Jr. regained the WBC light heavyweight title after knocking out Montell Griffin. Fight held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut; Details of fight.


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