Joe Louis vs. Tony Musto

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Musto down in the third round for a count of one.

1941-04-08 : Joe Louis 203¼ lbs beat Tony Musto 199½ lbs by TKO at 1:36 in round 9 of 15

  • World Heavyweight Championship (16th defense by Louis)

Notes

  • There was a crowd of 17,472.
  • The gross gate was $52,993.75.
  • Musto was knocked down in the third round for a count of one, his only trip to the canvas. Louis was well ahead on points when the fight was stopped because of a cut over Musto's right eye. [1]