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1894-11-27 (118lbs) [[Oscar Gardner]] w disq 5 (15) [[Solly Smith]], Empire AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. With both men inside 118lbs, Smith, who was on the verge of victory after knocking Gardner down in the fifth, was so anxious to finish it that he struck the latter when he was in the act of rising and was disqualified. Despite the fact that it was not a conclusive win, Gardner still claimed the title at the weight following his victory.
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1894-11-27 (118lbs) [[Oscar Gardner]] w disq 5 (15) [[Solly Smith]], Empire AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. With both men inside 118lbs, Smith, who was on the verge of victory after knocking Gardner down in the fifth, was so anxious to finish it that he struck the latter when he was in the act of rising and was disqualified. Despite the fact that it was not a conclusive win, Gardner was still claiming the title at the weight following his victory.
  
 
[[Category: 1894 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1894 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Featherweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 17:40, 26 November 2012

1894-11-27 (118lbs) Oscar Gardner w disq 5 (15) Solly Smith, Empire AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. With both men inside 118lbs, Smith, who was on the verge of victory after knocking Gardner down in the fifth, was so anxious to finish it that he struck the latter when he was in the act of rising and was disqualified. Despite the fact that it was not a conclusive win, Gardner was still claiming the title at the weight following his victory.