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1902-10-13 (135lbs) Joe Gans w co 5 (20) Kid McPartland, International AC, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Referee: Charlie White. The Buffalo Courier reported this to be a world title bout with neither man above 135lbs, and while McPartland did the early fighting once Gans got into his stride it was all over. Dropped by a straight right in the third before being sent crashing from a left hook to the body, McPartland was counted out at 2.25 of the fifth.
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1902-10-13 (135lbs) [[Joe Gans]] w co 5 (20) [[Kid McPartland]], International AC, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Referee: Charlie White. The Buffalo Courier reported this to be a world title bout with neither man above 135lbs, and while McPartland did the early fighting once Gans got into his stride it was all over. Dropped by a straight right in the third before being sent crashing from a left hook to the body, McPartland was counted out at 2.25 of the fifth.
  
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Revision as of 19:32, 19 January 2012

1902-10-13 (135lbs) Joe Gans w co 5 (20) Kid McPartland, International AC, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Referee: Charlie White. The Buffalo Courier reported this to be a world title bout with neither man above 135lbs, and while McPartland did the early fighting once Gans got into his stride it was all over. Dropped by a straight right in the third before being sent crashing from a left hook to the body, McPartland was counted out at 2.25 of the fifth.