Joe Louis vs. Abe Simon (2nd meeting)

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1942-03-27 : Joe Louis 207½ lbs beat Abe Simon 255¼ lbs by TKO at 0:16 in round 6 of 15

  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Eddie Joseph

World Heavyweight Title

  • Simon was down at the bell in both the second and fifth rounds. Louis sent Simon to the canvas with three punches to the chin in the opening of the sixth round before the bout was stopped.
  • Attendance: 19,000
  • Bout was for the benefit of the Army Emergency Relief Fund.
  • Photo #2, 6th-round KO photo
  • Fight Film