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1941-08-26 : Gus Lesnevich 175 lbs beat Tami Mauriello 170¾ lbs by SD in round 15 of 15

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.