1900-01-26 (148lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 22 (25) Frank McConnell, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1900-01-26 (148lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 22 (25) Frank McConnell, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. According to the New York Herald this contest was made at 148lbs, thus involving Smith’s claim at that weight. While McConnell generally showed himself to be clever he lacked the strength to keep Smith at arm's length indefinitely. Gradually weakening, McConnell took the count after being decked by a heavy left swing to the jaw in the 22nd round.