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1901-04-29 (140lbs) [[Matty Matthews]] w pts 20 [[Tom Couhig]], New Monarch AC, Buckingham Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Referee: Ike English. Made at 140lbs, this was also a defence of Matthews’ 142lbs welterweight title and although Couhig (139) had the better of it up to the eighth round in the ninth after his nose was broken the tide turned. From then on Matthews (139½) moved ahead and in the 13th he almost had Couhig, badly cut on the left eye, out before settling for a points win.  
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1901-04-29 (140lbs) [[Matty Matthews]] w pts 20 [[Tom Couhig]], New Monarch AC, Buckingham Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Referee: Ike English. Made at 140lbs, this was also a defence of Matthews’ 142lbs welterweight title, and although Couhig (139) had the better of it up to the eighth round in the ninth after his nose was broken the tide turned. From then on Matthews (139½) moved ahead, almost having Couhig, badly cut on the left eye, out in the 13th before settling for a points win.  
  
Following this, Matthews lost to [[Rube Ferns]] (l co 10 at the Crescent AC, Mutual Street Rink, Toronto, Canada) on 24 May when defending the 142lbs title.
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Latest revision as of 14:15, 13 April 2013

1901-04-29 (140lbs) Matty Matthews w pts 20 Tom Couhig, New Monarch AC, Buckingham Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Referee: Ike English. Made at 140lbs, this was also a defence of Matthews’ 142lbs welterweight title, and although Couhig (139) had the better of it up to the eighth round in the ninth after his nose was broken the tide turned. From then on Matthews (139½) moved ahead, almost having Couhig, badly cut on the left eye, out in the 13th before settling for a points win.