1953-06-12 Jimmy Carter w rsc 13 (15) George Araujo, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD
1953-06-12 Jimmy Carter w rsc 13 (15) George Araujo, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Al Berl. Although most of the early rounds belonged to Araujo (132½) by virtue of jabs and combinations delivered at lightning pace, once Carter (135) decided that he had stalked the challenger methodically for long enough and began to open up it was clear that 15 rounds would not be required. By the sixth Araujo was being slowed down by solid jabs and blows to the body as Carter, cut over the right eye, picked up the pace. And in the ninth he had no option but to stand his ground more, being twice dropped for his pains. Having been almost knocked out Araujo somehow managed make it to the tenth before hopping his way out of danger for the next three sessions, but in the 13th after going punch for punch with Carter he was dropped by a cracking right counter to the head. From the moment Araujo hit the deck it was obvious that he would not make it, the referee wisely calling it off at 2.16 of the round to allow him immediate medical treatment.