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81 years ago

Henry Armstrong vs Joe Ghnouly

Henry Armstrong vs Joe Ghnouly

Date: 4th January 1940

Venue: Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: World Welterweight Title

Henry Armstrong
( 104 - 13 - 7 )
Weight: 136 3/4 lbs

Joe Ghnouly
( 67 - 26 - 8 )
Weight: 135 1/2 lbs


In the 14th defence of his World Welterweight Title, Armstrong knocked out Ghnouly in the 5th round, referee Harry Cook counting out Ghnouly at 0:34 of the round.

Henry Armstrong went on to make 19 defences of the Welterweight title. He also simultaneously held the World Featherweight and World Lightweight Titles.