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Joe Louis Dropped But Beats Jersey Joe Walcott December 5, 1947 Heavyweight Crown

 

Joe Louis Dropped But Beats Jersey Joe Walcott December 5, 1947 Heavyweight Crown

 

  • Joe Louis 211½ lbs
  • Jersey Joe Walcott 194½ lbs
  • SD 15
  • Madison Square Garden, New York
  • Referee: Ruby Goldstein 6-7
  • Judge: Frank Forbes 8-6
  • Judge: Marty Monroe 9-6
  • World Heavyweight Championship

 

 

 

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