Joe Louis KOs Al Ettore This Day September 22, 1936
- Joe Louis 203¼ lbs
- Al Ettore 189¾ lbs
- KO at 1:28 in round 5 of 15
- Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Referee: Joe McGuigan
Attendance was 40,407.
The gate was $210,117.25.
Lew Tendler, who challenged Benny Leonard for the World Lightweight Championship and Mickey Walker for the World Welterweight Champinship, was Ettore’s co-manager and second for the fight. (The Ring, Dec. 1953, p. 31)
Louis floored Ettore for a 3-count in round one and a nine-count in the fourth. Louis dropped Ettore for the third and final time in the fifth round. Ettore fell through the ropes as he tried to beat the referee’s count