1941-08-26 : Gus Lesnevich 175 lbs beat Tami Mauriello 170¾ lbs by SD in round 15 of 15
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Eddie Joseph 5-10
- Judge: John Potter 8-7
- Judge: Bill Healy 8-6
National Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight Title
Vacant NYSAC World Light Heavyweight Title
- Mauriello was down for a 9-count in the second round.
- Lesnevich was a 5-to-7 favorite.
- This bout opened the boxing season at Madison Square Garden in New York.