1953-11-13 Jimmy Carruthers w pts 15 Pappy Gault, Sports Ground, Sydney, Australia - WORLD
13 November Jimmy Carruthers w pts 15 Pappy Gault, Sports Ground, Sydney, Australia - WORLD. Referee: Harry Mack. Scorecards: 145-106, 150-106, 150-106. In the first world title fight in Australia since Tommy Burns v Jack Johnson in 1908 and using the three-judge scoring system for the first time, Carruthers (117½) won going away against Gault (117¾). Despite being cut over the left eye in the first round, the three-inch taller Carruthers was always in control, his southpaw leads followed up with long lefts to head and body bewildered the challenger, who at no time appeared to have a chance of winning.