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1897-05-17 (128lbs) [[Spike Sullivan]] w disq 19 (20) [[Jack Downey]], Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Dick Roche. Made at 128lbs, following his victory Sullivan challenged the world at that weight but was soon fighting at 130lbs plus. The fight itself was fast and furious . In the 19th round, Downey, who had already scored two knockdowns, swung Sullivan to his knees and proceeded to strike him twice, which led to his disqualification.   
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1897-05-17 (128lbs) [[Spike Sullivan]] w disq 19 (20) [[Jack Downey]], Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Dick Roche. Made at 128lbs, following his victory Sullivan challenged the world at that weight but was soon fighting at 130lbs plus. The fight itself was fast and furious . In the 19th round, Downey, who had already scored two knockdowns, swung Sullivan to his knees and proceeded to strike him twice before being disqualified.   
  
 
[[Category: 1897 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1897 Title Contests]]
 
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Latest revision as of 13:14, 27 March 2013

1897-05-17 (128lbs) Spike Sullivan w disq 19 (20) Jack Downey, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Dick Roche. Made at 128lbs, following his victory Sullivan challenged the world at that weight but was soon fighting at 130lbs plus. The fight itself was fast and furious . In the 19th round, Downey, who had already scored two knockdowns, swung Sullivan to his knees and proceeded to strike him twice before being disqualified.