1898-09-21 (118lbs) Sammy Kelly w pts 20 Johnny Murphy, Lenox AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1898-09-21 (118lbs) Sammy Kelly w pts 20 Johnny Murphy, Lenox AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Billed for the American 118lbs title, it was interesting for about ten rounds. Although Kelly dominated from the 11th onwards, even though he never looking like knocking Murphy down the verdict was a formality.