Rocky Marciano vs. Pat Richards

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1949-12-02 : Rocky Marciano 181 lbs beat Pat Richards 187 lbs by TKO at 0:39 in round 2 of 8

  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Frank Fullam

Notes

  • This was Marciano's first pro fight in New York.
  • The fight was on the undercard of Roland LaStarza vs. Cesar Brion.
  • A right hand put Richards down for an eight-count in round one. Marciano landed a smash to the top of Richards's head in round two and Pat went down.
  • According to Dan Parker of the New York Mirror, Richards had no business being in the ring with Marciano.