1898-09-21 (118lbs) Sammy Kelly w pts 20 Johnny Murphy, Lenox AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA

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1898-09-21 (118lbs) Sammy Kelly w pts 20 Johnny Murphy, Lenox AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. Billed for the American 118lbs title it was interesting for about ten rounds, but after that Kelly dominated without ever looking like knocking Murphy down and the verdict was a formality.