Ezzard Charles vs. Jersey Joe Walcott (2nd meeting)

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Charles sends Walcott to the canvas in round nine

1951-03-07 : Ezzard Charles 186 lbs beat Jersey Joe Walcott 194 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15

  • World Heavyweight Championship (Charles defending)

Notes

  • Charles was a 5-1 favorite.
  • A crowd of 13,853 paid $75,502.
  • A left hook floored Walcott for a nine-count in the ninth round.
  • Jack Cuddy of United Press scored the fight for Charles. He had it 8-5-2 in rounds.
  • The crowd booed the decision, and Walcott complained he had been "robbed."
  • This was Walcott's fourth failed attempt to win the title. [1]

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