1942-08-17 : Lew Jenkins 142 lbs lost to Cosby Linson 143¾ lbs by PTS in round 10 of 10
- Location: Victory Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
- Referee: Jack Galway
Linson controlled the bout between the 2nd and 6th rounds, as he outlanded Jenkins, who appeared to be on unsteady legs. Jenkins landed the harder blows, but was forced to fight backing away from Linson for most of the bout. The New Orleans Times-Picayune, scored the bout for Linson 5-4-1 in rounds.
Odds: Jenkins 2-to-1 favorite