Deja vu - Charles over Walcott
March 7, 1951
Twenty-one months earlier, fighting for the heavyweight championship vacated by Joe Louis, Ezzard Charles took a 15-round unanimous decision from Jersey Joe Walcott to win the title. The result is the same in tonight's rematch in Detroit, with Charles, the 4-1 favorite, winning by an even bigger margin, according to the officials' scorecards.
Charles, who weighs 186 pounds (the heaviest of his career), scores the only knockdown of the fight when a fast right and ...
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