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Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn – Rematch – This Day June 19, 1946 Heavyweight Crown

 

Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn – Rematch – This Day June 19, 1946 Heavyweight Crown

 

  • Billy Conn 182 lbs
  • Joe Louis 207 lbs
  • KO at 2:19 in round 8 of 15
  • Location: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USA
  • Referee: Eddie Joseph 2-5
  • Judge: Frank Forbes 1-5
  • Judge: Jack O’Sullivan 1-5
  • World Heavyweight Championship (22nd defense by Louis)

 

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