1902-05-12 (135lbs) Joe Gans w co 1 (20) Frank Erne, International AC, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

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1902-05-12 (135lbs) Joe Gans w co 1 (20) Frank Erne, International AC, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Referee: Charlie White. Billed for the world lightweight title at 135lbs, Gans (133¼) made a cautious start before smashing in a hard right to Erne’s ear. There was no doubt that Erne (132½) was both dazed and bewildered and Gans immediately drove in a left-right to the jaw, which saw the 133lbs champion sink to the floor to be counted out on the 1.40 mark.