This Day in Boxing

Joe Louis KOs Tony Musto This Day April 8, 1941

 

 

Great rare still photos of Joe Louis KOs Tony Musto This Day April 8, 1941

 

  • Joe Louis 203¼ lbs
  • Tony Musto 199½ lbs
  • TKO at 1:36 in round 9 of 15
  • Location: Arena, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Referee: Arthur Donovan 67-13
  • Judge: Al Graff 46-34
  • Judge: Mordie Wolf 42-38
  • World Heavyweight Championship (16th defense by Louis)

 

 

 

Notes

There was a crowd of 17,472.

The gross gate was $52,993.75.

Musto was knocked down in the third round for a count of one, his only trip to the canvas. Louis was well ahead on points when the fight was stopped because of a cut over Musto’s right eye.

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