Primo Carnera vs. George Godfrey

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1930-06-23 : Primo Carnera 262 lbs beat George Godfrey 250 lbs by DQ at 1:13 in round 5 of 10

  • Location: Shibe Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Referee: Tommy Reilly
  • "George Godfrey, giant negro heavyweight of Leiperville, after hammering Primo Carnera, mammoth Venetian, through four rounds of a scheduled 10 round battle which attracted 35,000 fans and about $160,000 in gate receipts, was disqualified on a foul in the 5th round amid scenes of wild disorder." New York Times
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