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1900-01-26 (148lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 22 (25) [[Frank McConnell]], Broadway AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. According to the ''New York Herald'' this contest was made at 148lbs, thus involving Smith’s claim at that weight. While McConnell generally showed himself to be clever he lacked the strength to keep Smith at arm's length indefinitely and in the 22nd round he took the count after being decked by a heavy left swing to the jaw.  
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1900-01-26 (148lbs) [[Mysterious Billy Smith]] w co 22 (25) [[Frank McConnell]], Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. According to the ''New York Herald'' this contest was made at 148lbs, thus involving Smith’s claim at that weight. While McConnell generally showed himself to be clever he lacked the strength to keep Smith at arm's length indefinitely and in the 22nd round he took the count after being decked by a heavy left swing to the jaw.  
  
 
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Revision as of 12:54, 28 May 2012

1900-01-26 (148lbs) Mysterious Billy Smith w co 22 (25) Frank McConnell, Broadway AC, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA. According to the New York Herald this contest was made at 148lbs, thus involving Smith’s claim at that weight. While McConnell generally showed himself to be clever he lacked the strength to keep Smith at arm's length indefinitely and in the 22nd round he took the count after being decked by a heavy left swing to the jaw.