1902-11-14 (138lbs) Joe Gans w rtd 14 (20) Charley Sieger, Eureka Club, Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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1902-11-14 (138lbs) Joe Gans w rtd 14 (20) Charley Sieger, Eureka Club, Germania Maennerchor Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Billed for the 138lbs world title, Sieger’s seconds threw the towel in at 1.25 of the 14th after their man had been decked three times during the round. Sieger, who was no match for Gans technically but was capable of taking terrific punishment, had also been down in the 13th.

Other fights for Gans thought to have been made at 138lbs, which cannot be verified, came against Sieger (drew 10 at the Criterion AC, Boston, Massachusetts on 31 December), Dave Holly (nd-drew 6 at the State AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 23 October 1903), Jack Blackburn (nd-drew 6 at the Washington AC, Philadelphia on 2 November 1903) and Holly (nd-w pts 6 at the Washington AC on 7 December 1903).