1942-09-14 : Reuben Shank 146 lbs lost to Cosby Linson 147 lbs by PTS in round 10 of 10
- Location: Victory Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
- Referee: Mike Cusimano
Linson knocked down Shank in the 3rd round with a right hand to the jaw, with Shank getting up before a count could be administered. The New Orleans Times-Picayune, scored the bout 6-4 in rounds for Linson, giving him a clean sweep of rounds five through eight.
Odds: Shank 2-to-1 favorite