1923-06-02 Eugene Criqui w co 6 (15) Johnny Kilbane, Polo Grounds, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NBA/IBU

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1923-06-02 Eugene Criqui w co 6 (15) Johnny Kilbane, Polo Grounds, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NBA/IBU. Referee: Jack Appell. Although Criqui (123½) was always looking to force the fight, the first four rounds were relatively tame, the action only heating up in the fifth. Into the sixth session, with the challenger looking very strong, Kilbane (125) appeared to be weakened by body punches, and following a right to the jaw he went down to be counted out on the 1.54 mark, despite giving ringsiders the impression that he could have got to his feet had he wanted to.