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1898-10-03 (142lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 20 (20) [[Jim Judge]], American SC, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. Referee: Sam Austin. According to the ''Scranton Times'', this was a billed 142lbs title fight and both men were inside the prescribed weight at the 3pm weigh-in. In showing a marked superiority throughout, Smith punished Judge severely before eventually finding the finishing blow, a terrific right hook that sent the latter hurtling to the floor to be counted out.
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1898-10-03 (142lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 20 (20) [[Jim Judge]], American SC, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. Referee: Sam Austin. According to the ''Scranton Times'' this was a billed 142lbs title fight, with both men being inside the prescribed weight at the 3pm weigh-in. In showing a marked superiority throughout Smith punished Judge severely before eventually finding the finishing blow, a terrific right hook that sent the latter hurtling to the floor to be counted out.
  
 
[[Category: 1898 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1898 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Welterweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Welterweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 13:35, 26 May 2013

1898-10-03 (142lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 20 (20) Jim Judge, American SC, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. Referee: Sam Austin. According to the Scranton Times this was a billed 142lbs title fight, with both men being inside the prescribed weight at the 3pm weigh-in. In showing a marked superiority throughout Smith punished Judge severely before eventually finding the finishing blow, a terrific right hook that sent the latter hurtling to the floor to be counted out.