Jack Johnson vs. Tony Ross

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1909-06-30 : Jack Johnson 207 lbs beat Tony Ross 214 lbs by NWS in round 6 of 6

  • Location: Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Referee: Buck Connelly
  • World Heavyweight Championship (2nd defense by Johnson)

Johnson sent Ross down for a count of nine in the first round. Ross went down again in the third for a count of eight. In the fourth round, Ross landed his only telling blow of the fight, a vicious right hand that shook Johnson. Johnson battered Ross over the last two rounds.