Babe Risko vs. Lloyd Marshall

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Babe Risko 165 lbs lost to Lloyd Marshall 166 lbs by KO in round 5 of 10

  • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Location: Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA
  • Referee: Fred Bottaro

"Babe Risko suffered a cut eye at Sacramento at the hands of Lloyd Marshall Wednesday night, suffering the loss of the fight by TKO in the 5th. But immediately after a doctor's attention, the ex-champ of the world phoned Reno promoters that he would be ready to go Friday night." -Nevada State Journal

  • This bout took place on May 17, 1939 and Risko had already penciled in a bout with Jack Hibbard on May 19th in Reno. However, Lloyd Marshall substituted in Reno and Risko never fought again.
  • The Fairbanks Daily Miner reported that Risko was also down in the 5th round of this bout for a nine-count.