Rocky Marciano vs. Bill Wilson
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1950-12-18 : Rocky Marciano 190¼ lbs beat Bill Wilson 229½ lbs by TKO at 1:50 in round 1 of 10
- Location: Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
- Referee: Dolly Searle
Bout was stopped because of a deep cut over Wilson's left eye. Marciano concentrated on using his left hook in the brief fight. The crowd of 3351 booed the quick ending because Wilson was a willing and strong opponent, but the fight had to be stopped because of the severity of Bill's injury. The gross gate was $7102.