Aurelien Kid Lamothe vs. Desmond Desse Green (3rd meeting)

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Desmond Green 112 lbs beat Aurelien Lamothe 112 lbs by KO at 0:27 in round 1 of 12

  • Date: 1940-06-07
  • Location: Exchange Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • Canadian Flyweight Title (1st defense of Lamothe)
    • Time: 0:27
    • Weights: Hill 111 lbs, Belanger 111.5 lbs


    • Shortest bout in Canadian title history.
    • Lamothe was half turned around when the bell sounded to start the fight. Greene sailed across the ring and caught Lamothe with a left hook that sent him down two feet from his corner.
    • Greene went to a neutral corner while the referee counted Lamothe. The latter was ready to resume the fight at the count of 9, at which time Greene caught him with a right hand that sent him down for the count.
    • Lamothe's team were displeased at what they perceived as unfair tactics used by Greene.

    Preceded by:
    Gauthier vs. Lamothe III
    Canadian Flyweight Title Fight
    # 11
    Succeeded by:
    O'Connor vs. Drouin I