Joe Louis vs. Johnny Paychek
1940-03-29 : Joe Louis 200½ lbs beat Johnny Paychek 187¾ lbs by TKO at 0:41 in round 2 of 15
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Arthur Donovan
- World Heavyweight Championship (10th defense by Louis)
- There was a crowd of 11,620.
- The gate was $62,481.41.
- Paycheck was down for three nine-counts in the first round. Louis knocked him out with a right in round two.
- "I would like to meet him again," Paycheck said in his dressing room after the fight. "I think I can do better."