1943-03-10 Manuel Ortiz w rsc 11 (15) Lou Salica, Municipal Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA - NY/NBA
10 March Manuel Ortiz w rsc 11 (15) Lou Salica, The Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Billy Burke. Outboxing and outpunching the game Salica (118) for eight of the first ten rounds, Ortiz (117½) gave the challenger no rest and really worked him over. In the 11th, following a burst of body punches, Salica dropped to one knee exhausted and after regaining his feet at the count of nine he was being pummelled unmercifully until rescued by the referee’s intervention.