1933-05-21 Tony Canzoneri w pts 10 Battling Shaw, Henemann Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - LOUISIANA

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1933-05-21 Tony Canzoneri w pts 10 Battling Shaw, Henemann Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - LOUISIANA. Referee: Jimmy Moran. Making his first defence, Shaw (136½) was no match for Canzoneri (133) who scored knockdowns in the seventh and eighth rounds to walk off with the unanimous decision. Although Shaw gave Canzoneri a stubborn battle for the first five rounds, after that it was an uphill struggle which he did well to survive.

On 23 June, Barney Ross (134¾) outscored Canzoneri (133½) over ten rounds at The Stadium, Chicago, Illinois to win the lightweight title. Following the precedent set by Canzoneri v Jack Kid Berg, it came as no surprise when the Illinois State Athletic Commission voted to accept that Ross had won the junior welter championship at the same time.