1899-10-13 (138lbs) Kid McPartland w pts 25 Owen Ziegler, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1899-10-13 (138lbs) Kid McPartland w pts 25 Owen Ziegler, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Johnny White. Made at 138lbs, with both men inside, McPartland somehow held on to his claim at the weight after what was seen to be a terrible decision by the house. Although McPartland landed heavily and was ahead early on, by the 12th round Ziegler was forging ahead as he forced the action while keeping up a terrific pace that saw both men tiring by the 20th. Thereafter, McPartland ran round the ring to avoid further punishment, barely making it to the final bell due to exhaustion.