Joe Bayley vs. Billy DeCoursey

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1911-05-01 : Joe Bayley beat Billy DeCoursey by KO in round 15 of 15

  • Location: Empire Theatre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Canadian Lightweight Title (Vacant title)
  • Western Canadian Lightweight Title (1st defense of Bayley)


  • Title had been vacated by Billy Allen.
  • Bayley broke a hand during the second round.
  • According to the Edmonton Daily Bulletin, Decoursey was all but out when Bayley dropped him "...with a terrific right to the stomach, and the referee picked him up and carried him to his corner without counting him out..."

Preceded by:
Allen vs. Drouillard
Canadian Lightweight Title Fight
# 12
Succeeded by:
Bailey vs. Allen I