Joe Louis vs. Jack Roper
1939-04-17 : Joe Louis 201¼ lbs beat Jack Roper 204¾ lbs by KO at 2:20 in round 1 of 10
- Location: Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, California, USA
- Referee: George Blake
A right hand to the jaw finished Roper.
Gross Gate: $87,697.75
Louis: 10-to-1 favorite
Source: Oakland Tribune