Difference between revisions of "1892-02-16 (140lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 39 (finish) Frank Kelly, Pacific AC, San Francisco, California, USA"

From Barry Hugman's History of Championship Boxing
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
1892-02-16 (140lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 39 (finish) [[Frank Kelly]], Pacific AC, San Francisco, California, USA. On winning a match set for 140lbs, Smith laid claim to the title at that weight according to Arthur Smith, writing in the January 1947 issue of ''The Ring'' magazine. Described as a lightweight, Smith had Kelly on the floor four times in the 39th round before a left to the stomach sent the latter down, crying out in agony for almost two minutes.   
+
1892-02-16 (140lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 39 (finish) [[Frank Kelly]], Pacific AC, San Francisco, California, USA. On winning a match set for 140lbs, Smith laid claim to the title at that weight according to Arthur Smith, writing in the January 1947 issue of ''The Ring'' magazine. Described as a lightweight, Smith had Kelly (142) on the floor four times in the 39th round before a left to the stomach sent the latter down, crying out in agony for almost two minutes.   
  
 
[[Category: 1892 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1892 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Lightweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Lightweight Division]]

Revision as of 16:59, 16 January 2012

1892-02-16 (140lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 39 (finish) Frank Kelly, Pacific AC, San Francisco, California, USA. On winning a match set for 140lbs, Smith laid claim to the title at that weight according to Arthur Smith, writing in the January 1947 issue of The Ring magazine. Described as a lightweight, Smith had Kelly (142) on the floor four times in the 39th round before a left to the stomach sent the latter down, crying out in agony for almost two minutes.