Paul Pender vs. Carmen Basilio
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1961-04-22 : Carmen Basilio 159 lbs lost to Paul Pender 160 lbs by UD in round 15 of 15
- Location: Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- Referee: Eddie Bradley 135-148
- Judge: Joe Blumsack 132-147
- Judge: Harry Sundberg 138-147
A left hook knocked down Basilio down for an eight-count in the 13th round. Basilio was floored for a second time in the 15th round, on another left hook. Basilio would announce his retirement on April 25, 1961.