Joe Louis vs. Jorge Brescia

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Brescia (right) connects to Louis's jaw.

1936-10-09 : Joe Louis 202 lbs beat Jorge Brescia 205½ lbs by KO at 2:12 in round 3 of 10


  • Attendance was 5,200.
  • The gate was $24,820.32.
  • Louis knocked out Brescia with two left hooks. The AP reported: "Brescia's knees sagged with the first left. The second caught him flush on the jaw and he went down like a fallen tree. He hadn't so much as stirred when a huge electric clock flashed the count of ten." [1]