1897-02-08 (133lbs) Kid Lavigne w pts 25 Kid McPartland, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1897-02-08 (133lbs) Kid Lavigne w pts 25 Kid McPartland, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Dick Roche. Billed for the American and world 133lb titles, McPartland (133) was momentarily down in the second round, and although the champion forced the fight from first to last he was unable to repeat the dose. McPartland, the taller man by six inches, often speared Lavigne (131½) with the left, but when it made no difference it was only by boxing on the back foot that he made it to the final bell.