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1903-03-09 (133lbs) Jack O’Keefe w disq 6 (20) Jimmy Britt, Pastime AC, Portland, Oregon, USA. Billed for the 133lbs ‘white’ American title with both inside the weight, Britt was mysteriously disqualified after having O’Keefe down several times and all but done for. Justice was served when, following the fight, it was discovered that the referee was part of a syndicate that had bet heavily against Britt. On that information coming to light, Britt retained public support.
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1903-03-09 (133lbs) [[Jack O’Keefe]] w disq 6 (20) [[Jimmy Britt]], Pastime AC, Portland, Oregon, USA. Billed for the 133lbs ‘white’ American title, with both inside the weight, Britt was mysteriously disqualified after having O’Keefe down several times and all but done for.  
  
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Justice was served when, following the fight, it was discovered that the referee was part of a syndicate that had bet heavily against Britt. On that information coming to light, Britt retained public support.
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Latest revision as of 10:17, 14 April 2013

1903-03-09 (133lbs) Jack O’Keefe w disq 6 (20) Jimmy Britt, Pastime AC, Portland, Oregon, USA. Billed for the 133lbs ‘white’ American title, with both inside the weight, Britt was mysteriously disqualified after having O’Keefe down several times and all but done for.

Justice was served when, following the fight, it was discovered that the referee was part of a syndicate that had bet heavily against Britt. On that information coming to light, Britt retained public support.