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1941-10-31 : Chalky Wright 126½ lbs beat Ray Lunny 133 lbs by PTS in round 10 of 10

  • Location: Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA

Wright knocked Lunny down twenty seconds into the bout for a nine-count, with a left hook and right cross to the chin. Lunny cut Wright's left eye in the 5th round with a right cross, and hurt him in the round with a series of right crosses. Lunny hurt Wright again in the 6th round, and appeared to be overcoming an early deficit in the bout. Wright rallied in the 7th, and right before the bell dropped Lunny with a right cross for a nine-count. Wright handily won the last three rounds, trying for a knockout in the 8th, before settling for a decision. The San Francisco Chronicle, gave Wright seven rounds, Lunny two, and one even. Lunny finished the bout with a cut mouth and nose.

Odds: Lunny 2.5-to-1 favorite