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1894-10-15 (140lbs) Joe Walcott w co 4 (20) Austin Gibbons, Atlantic AC, Old Sea Beach Palace, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: John Eckhardt. With both men inside 140lbs Walcott’s claim at the weight was at stake in this one and he quickly set about Gibbons, putting him down three times before knocking him out after catching him with a right-hand swing to the jaw.   
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1894-10-15 (140lbs) [[Joe Walcott]] w co 4 (20) [[Austin Gibbons]], Atlantic AC, Old Sea Beach Palace, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: John Eckhardt. With both men inside 140lbs Walcott’s claim at the weight was at stake in this one. Making a fast start Walcott quickly set about Gibbons, putting him down three times before knocking him out following a right-hand swing to the jaw.   
  
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1894-10-15 (140lbs) Joe Walcott w co 4 (20) Austin Gibbons, Atlantic AC, Old Sea Beach Palace, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: John Eckhardt. With both men inside 140lbs Walcott’s claim at the weight was at stake in this one. Making a fast start Walcott quickly set about Gibbons, putting him down three times before knocking him out following a right-hand swing to the jaw.