Rex Layne vs. Rocky Marciano

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1951-07-12 : Rocky Marciano 185½ lbs beat Rex Layne 193 lbs by KO at 0:35 in round 6 of 10

  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
  • Referee: Mark Conn
  • Layne was a 9-5 favorite but a right to the temple put him down for the count.
  • Photo #2

Newspaper Articles

  • [1] AP, July 12, 1951 - Rex Layne Favored To Beat Rocky Marciano Tonight
  • [2] AP, July 13, 1951 - Marciano Kayoes Layne In Sixth