May 1, 1942 – Jefferson County Armory
Derby Eve Show, presented by the Allen Athletic Club. Heywood Allen, promoter.
NWA World Heavyweight champion Bill Longson def. Sandor Szabo two out of three falls.
Women’s World Champion Mildred Burke def. Mae Young
King Kong Clayton def. Haille Samara to capture the Negro World Heavyweight Title, two out of three falls.
Buddy Knox and Herb Welch drew
Chief Little Wolf and Don Louis Thesz drew
2800 attendance. Gate: $3,335.50.
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