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1897-01-30 (115lbs) [[Jimmy Barry]] drew 20 [[Sammy Kelly]], Broadway AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Made at catchweights, Barry (108) and Kelly (115) boxed a scientific draw, with the latter showing much cleverness. Kelly had the longer reach and occasionally made it pay off, especially when dropping Barry for ‘nine’ in the fifth round with a tremendous left swing. Kelly was staggered in the 20th, but came firing back to earn the draw.  
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1897-01-30 (115lbs) [[Jimmy Barry]] drew 20 [[Sammy Kelly]], Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Made at catchweights, Barry (108) and Kelly (115) boxed a scientific draw, with the latter showing much cleverness. Kelly had the longer reach and occasionally made it pay off, especially when dropping Barry for ‘nine’ in the fifth round with a tremendous left swing. Kelly was staggered in the 20th, but came firing back to earn the draw.  
  
 
Immediately afterwards, Barry claimed the 115lbs title.
 
Immediately afterwards, Barry claimed the 115lbs title.

Latest revision as of 11:43, 28 May 2012

1897-01-30 (115lbs) Jimmy Barry drew 20 Sammy Kelly, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Made at catchweights, Barry (108) and Kelly (115) boxed a scientific draw, with the latter showing much cleverness. Kelly had the longer reach and occasionally made it pay off, especially when dropping Barry for ‘nine’ in the fifth round with a tremendous left swing. Kelly was staggered in the 20th, but came firing back to earn the draw.

Immediately afterwards, Barry claimed the 115lbs title.