Boxing History

This Day in Boxing December 5, 1947 Louis Beats Walcott

December 5, 1947  Joe Louis W 15 Jersey Joe Walcott, Madison Square Garden NYC. Louis retains World Heavyweight Boxing Title. Referee: Ruby Goldstein 6-7-2 | Judge: Frank Forbes 8-6-1 | Judge: Marty Monroe 9-6. Controversial decision. Louis’ 24th defense.

 

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