1941-05-28 Tony Zale w co 2 (15) Al Hostak, The Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA - NBA

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1941-05-28 Tony Zale w co 2 (15) Al Hostak, The Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny Behr. Making his second defence, Zale (158¾) was badly hurt in the opening round when caught by a terrific right to the jaw and sent stumbling across the ring. Although Hostak (158¼) threw everything he had he was unable to find the finisher, and Zale, showing remarkable recuperative powers, was able to last out the round. It was a different story in the second when Zale countered a Hostak left jab with a right to the kidney, dropping the latter for ‘nine’ before putting him down four more times prior to enforcing the count out at 2.32 of the session