1945-01-29 : Howell Steen 146¼ lbs beat Pat Saia 154½ lbs by TKO in round 7 of 10
- Location: Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
- Referee: Tuck Fraley
Saia was competitive until the 7th round, when he began to wear down, and was hampered by a cut eye, that prompted the referee to intervene.
Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune