Barney Ross vs. Ceferino Garcia (1st meeting)

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1935-09-13 : Barney Ross 142 lbs beat Ceferino Garcia 148½ lbs by PTS in round 10 of 10

  • Location: Dreamland Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA

Ross was knocked down twice in the 1st round, both on right hands.

Ross was hurt near the end of the 1st round, and appeared to be out on his feet. While hurt, Ross slid down the ropes, till he was sitting on one of the rope strands. He arose without a count, and was immediately knocked down again by a right hand. The bell to end the 1st round clanged, as he was about to rise from the canvas.

Ross would win all the remaining rounds, with the fourth being even.

Source: Oakland Tribune