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1892-03-21 (140lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 14 (finish) [[Billy Armstrong]], Occidental AC, San Francisco, California, USA. Smith (137) defended his claim to the 140lbs title against Armstrong (136) despite a lack of title billing in the San Francisco Chronicle report. Starting well Smith dropped Armstrong to his knees in the second round for more than ten seconds, but the count was not picked up properly by the timekeeper and the latter escaped. The fight was eventually concluded in the 14th when Armstrong was put down five times before being knocked out following a right uppercut to the jaw.  
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1892-03-21 (140lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 14 (finish) [[Billy Armstrong]], Occidental AC, San Francisco, California, USA. Smith (137) defended his claim to the 140lbs title against Armstrong (136) despite a lack of title billing in the San Francisco Chronicle report. Starting well Smith dropped Armstrong to his knees in the second round for more than ten seconds, but when the count was not picked up properly by the timekeeper the latter escaped. The fight was eventually concluded in the 14th when Armstrong was put down five times before being knocked out following a right uppercut to the jaw.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:24, 11 April 2013

1892-03-21 (140lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 14 (finish) Billy Armstrong, Occidental AC, San Francisco, California, USA. Smith (137) defended his claim to the 140lbs title against Armstrong (136) despite a lack of title billing in the San Francisco Chronicle report. Starting well Smith dropped Armstrong to his knees in the second round for more than ten seconds, but when the count was not picked up properly by the timekeeper the latter escaped. The fight was eventually concluded in the 14th when Armstrong was put down five times before being knocked out following a right uppercut to the jaw.