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1891-01-12 (140lbs) Doc O’Connell w co 6 (finish) Eddie Conley, Audubon AA, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: James Sweeney. Billed as the biggest 140lbs fight to have taken place in New Orleans, it was reported that the contestants, both Bostonians, were fighting for the title claim left vacant following Paddy Duffy’s demise. Showing great skill, O’Connell gradually picked Conley apart and in the sixth round, on being driven into a corner, he knocked the latter out with a superb right-hand counter. The opening two sessions had belonged to Conley, but from thereon he took the harder punches.  
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1891-01-12 (140lbs) [[Doc O’Connell]] w co 6 (finish) [[Eddie Conley]], Audubon AA, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: James Sweeney. Billed as the biggest 140lbs fight to have taken place in New Orleans, it was reported that the contestants, both Bostonians, were fighting for the title claim left vacant following [[Paddy Duffy]]’s demise. Showing great skill, O’Connell gradually picked Conley apart and in the sixth round, on being driven into a corner, he knocked the latter out with a superb right-hand counter. The opening two sessions had belonged to Conley, but from thereon he took the harder punches.  
  
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Revision as of 16:27, 16 January 2012

1891-01-12 (140lbs) Doc O’Connell w co 6 (finish) Eddie Conley, Audubon AA, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Referee: James Sweeney. Billed as the biggest 140lbs fight to have taken place in New Orleans, it was reported that the contestants, both Bostonians, were fighting for the title claim left vacant following Paddy Duffy’s demise. Showing great skill, O’Connell gradually picked Conley apart and in the sixth round, on being driven into a corner, he knocked the latter out with a superb right-hand counter. The opening two sessions had belonged to Conley, but from thereon he took the harder punches.