1957-06-19 Joe Brown w rsc 15 (15) Orlando Zulueta, The Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA - WORLD
1957-06-19 Joe Brown w rsc 15 (15) Orlando Zulueta, The Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA - WORLD. Referee: Ray Keech. Making his second defence, Brown (134¼) began to take over from the halfway stage when his punches seemed to have more effect on the clever Zulueta (133¾) than before. Prior to then the contest had been fairly level, with the Cuban possibly ahead, but by the end of the 11th Brown, carrying a cut over the left eye, had pulled away. The 12th round saw Zulueta taking a bit of a hiding as Brown cut loose with both hands, and in the 13th a cracking right hook to the head dropped the challenger for ‘nine’. Although Zulueta somehow survived the 14th, with Brown again on the rampage in the final session he was put down for ‘eight’. Having got up glassy-eyed, the referee rescued Zulueta with just 21 seconds remaining.