James J. Jeffries vs. Gus Ruhlin (2nd meeting)

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1901-11-15 : James J. Jeffries 218 lbs beat Gus Ruhlin 200 lbs by TKO in round 5 of 20

  • Location: Mechanic's Pavilion, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Referee: Harry Corbett
  • Attendance: 10,000
  • 62% of the $40,000 gate receipts were divided $18,000 for Jeffries and $6,800 for Ruhlin.
  • Jeffries claimed to weigh 212, but Ruhlin's seconds said he looked more like 225.
  • Immediately after the fight Ruhlin claimed that an accidental low blow to the groin in round 3 was what did him in.

Jim Jeffries vs. Gus Ruhlin II film