1931-01-30 Jack Kid Berg w pts 10 Herman Perlick, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NBA

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1931-01-30 Jack Kid Berg w pts 10 Herman Perlick, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NBA. Referee: Johnny McAvoy. Berg (138½) was the first man to test the water when he met Perlick (139) in a New York return, and after making a good start he was rocked by lefts and rights to the head in the second before regaining control. From the third round Perlick went on the back foot for the rest of the fight, holding on tight, running, or flashing his right hand weakly in a vain attempt to hold Berg off. The champion’s burning pace and furious attacks were just too much for the American, who went down unanimously by nine rounds to one.