Fight Nights at The Polo Grounds

The Polo Grounds (4th edition, erected 1911)

Jimmy Wilde over Pancho Villa ::: KO 7/15 ::: June 18th 1923 ::: World Flyweight Title :::

Johnny Kilbane over Eugene Criqui ::: KO 6/15 ::: June 2nd 1923 ::: World Featherweight Title :::

Jack Dempsey over Luis Angel Firpo ::: KO 2/15 ::: September 14th 1923 ::: World Heavyweight Title ::: Attendance: 80,000 plus ::: Gate: $1.2 Million :::

Harry Greb over Johnny Wilson ::: UD 15/15 ::: August 31st 1923 ::: World Middleweight Title :::

Gene Tunney over Georges Carpentier ::: TKO 1/15 ::: July 24th 1924 ::: catch weight ::: the gallant frog could pack them in, so why not :::

Gene Tunney over Tommy Gibbons ::: KO 12/15 ::: June 5th 1925 ::: heavyweights ::: title eliminator :::

Harry Greb over Micky Walker ::: UD 15/15 ::: July 2nd 1925 ::: World Middleweight Title ::: Gate: $375,000 :::

Johnny Dundee over Pete Latzo ::: MD 15/15 ::: June 3rd 1927 ::: World Welterweight Title ::: Attendance: 30,000 :::

Sammy Mandell over Jimmy McLarnin ::: UD 15/15 ::: May 21st 1928 ::: World Lightweight Title ::: Attendance: < 25,000 :::

Kid Chocolate over Al Singer ::: SD 12/12 ::: August 29th 1929 ::: featherweights ::: Attendance 45,000 ::: Gate: $225000 :::

Jack ‘Kid’ Berg over Kid Chocolate ::: SD 10/10 ::: August 7th 1930 ::: featherweights ::: Attendance 25,000 ::: Gate: $160,000 :::

Tony Canzoneri over Jack ‘Kid’ Berg ::: UD 15/15 ::: September 10th 1931 ::: World Lightweight Title ::: Attendance: 18,000 :::

Barney Ross over Tony Canzoneri ::: SD 15/15 ::: September 12th 1933 ::: World Lightweight Title :::

Barney Ross over Jimmy McLarnin UD 15/15 ::: May 28th 1935 ::: World Welterweight Title ::: Attendance: 35,000 :::

Henry Armstrong over Lew Jenkins ::: TKO 6/12 ::: July 17th, 1940 ::: Non-title Bout :::

Joe Louis over Billy Conn ::: KO 13/15 ::: June 18th, 1941 ::: World Heavyweight Title ::: Attendance: 55,000 ::: Gate: $452,000 :::

Fritzie Zivic over Al 'Bummy' Davis ::: TKO 10/12 ::: July 2nd, 1941 ::: Zivic's title not at stake ::: Attendance: 9,000 ::: Army Relief Fund Fight :::

Joe Louis over Lou Nova ::: TKO 6/15 ::: September 9th, 1941 ::: World Heavyweight Title ::: Attendance: 57,000 ::: Gate: $584,000 :::

Sandy Saddler over Willie Pep ::: RTD 9/15 ::: September 26th, 1951 ::: World Featherweight Title ::: Attendance: 14,000 ::: Gate: $75,000 :::

Floyd Patterson over Ingemar Johansson ::: KO 5/15 ::: June 20th, 1960 ::: World Heavyweight Title ::: Attendance: 32,000 ::: Gate: $820,000 :::