Joe Louis vs. Primo Carnera

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1935-06-25 : Joe Louis 196 lbs beat Primo Carnera 260½ lbs by TKO at 2:32 in round 6 of 15

  • This was Mike Jacobs's debut as Louis's promoter, under a three-year exclusive contract. The Mike Jacobs Story (1950), pp. 61-62
  • Carnera visited the canvas three times before becoming "utterly helpless, clinging to the top rope" when the bout was stopped. The New York Times
  • Photo #2, Photo #3