Paddy Young vs. Tuzo Portuguez (1st meeting)

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1950-01-13 : Paddy Young 155 lbs lost to Tuzo Portuguez 158 lbs by TKO at 0:43 in round 8 of 10

  • Portuguez was down in the 3rd. The referee stopped the bout because of a cut over Young's left eye. Young appeared to be winning comfortably at the time of the stoppage. The crowd responded by throwing newspapers and bottles in to the ring. Source: New York Times
  • This was Portuguez's 21st bout without a defeat, and snapped Young's 12-bout winning streak.