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1887-01-15 (133lbs) [[Jack McAuliffe]] w co 28 (finish) [[Harry Gilmore]], Morris’ Smithery, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA. It was also reported as being held in a Salvation Army hall. Billed for the American and world 133lbs title, McAuliffe (132¾) beat Gilmore (128½), who was knocked down twice in the 23rd round and twice in the 28th, the last knockdown being the finisher, to win the Ed Holske International Challenge Belt. Wearing skin-tight gloves, for $2,500-a-side and a $5,000 purse, it was contested under MoQ Rules.  
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1887-01-15 (133lbs) [[Jack McAuliffe]] w co 28 (finish) [[Harry Gilmore]], Morris’ Smithery, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA. It was also reported as being held in a Salvation Army hall. Billed for the American and world 133lbs title, McAuliffe (132¾) beat Gilmore (128½), who was knocked down twice in the 23rd round and twice in the 28th, the last knockdown being the finisher, to win the Ed Holske International Challenge Belt. Wearing skin-tight gloves, for $2,500-a-side, and a $5,000 purse, it was contested under MoQ Rules.  
  
On 13 May, Ed Holske awarded the belt to [[Jem Carney]] after the latter had gone to America to specifically make a match with McAuliffe, which he was unable to do.
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On 13 May, Ed Holske awarded the belt to [[Jem Carney]] after the latter had gone to America to specifically make a match with McAuliffe, but had continually been fobbed off.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 09:10, 11 April 2013

1887-01-15 (133lbs) Jack McAuliffe w co 28 (finish) Harry Gilmore, Morris’ Smithery, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA. It was also reported as being held in a Salvation Army hall. Billed for the American and world 133lbs title, McAuliffe (132¾) beat Gilmore (128½), who was knocked down twice in the 23rd round and twice in the 28th, the last knockdown being the finisher, to win the Ed Holske International Challenge Belt. Wearing skin-tight gloves, for $2,500-a-side, and a $5,000 purse, it was contested under MoQ Rules.

On 13 May, Ed Holske awarded the belt to Jem Carney after the latter had gone to America to specifically make a match with McAuliffe, but had continually been fobbed off.