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Ezzard Charles BOMBS Rex Layne This Day October 10, 1951

 

 

Ezzard Charles BOMBS Rex Layne This Day October 10, 1951

 

 

 

  • Ezzard Charles 188
  • Rex Layne 195
  • Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
  • W  TKO  11/12
  • referee: Buck McTiernan

 

Layne was saved by the bell at the count of nine in the 10th round and “was bleeding from the nose, mouth and a deep gash at the corner of his left eye when his handlers picked him up and carried him to his corner”. The bout was stopped with him “helpless” after regaining his feet following another knockdown in the 11th round.

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