Joe Louis vs. Johnny Paychek
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Joe Louis 200 lbs beat Johnny Paychek 188 lbs by TKO at 0:41 in round 2 of 15
- Date: 1940-03-29
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Arthur Donovan
- World Heavyweight Championship (10th defense by Louis)
- There was a crowd of 11,620.
- The gate was $62,481.41.
- Paycheck was down for three nine-counts in the first round. Louis knocked him out with a right in round two.
- "I would like to meet him again," Paycheck said in his dressing room after the fight. "I think I can do better."