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1900-08-13 (142lbs) [[Rube Ferns]] w rtd 15 (25) [[Eddie Connolly]], Olympic AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. Referee: Ed McBride. The ''Buffalo Courier'' stated that the 142lbs and 140lbs titles changed hands on the result, with both men weighing under 140lbs. See under Lightweight Division for a report of the fight.
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1900-08-13 (142lbs) [[Rube Ferns]] w rtd 15 (25) [[Eddie Connolly]], Olympic AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. Referee: Ed McBride. The ''Buffalo Courier'' stated that the American 142lbs title changed hands on the result, but with both men weighing in under 140lbs Ferns also took over Connolly’s claim at that weight. The fight itself was evenly contested up to the 15th, but things changed in that round after Ferns landed three blows below the ribs that saw Connolly backed up and reeling against the ropes before his corner threw in the towel.  
  
 
[[Category: 1900 Title Contests]]
 
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[[Category: Welterweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Welterweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 10:28, 14 March 2012

1900-08-13 (142lbs) Rube Ferns w rtd 15 (25) Eddie Connolly, Olympic AC, Buffalo, New York, USA. Referee: Ed McBride. The Buffalo Courier stated that the American 142lbs title changed hands on the result, but with both men weighing in under 140lbs Ferns also took over Connolly’s claim at that weight. The fight itself was evenly contested up to the 15th, but things changed in that round after Ferns landed three blows below the ribs that saw Connolly backed up and reeling against the ropes before his corner threw in the towel.