1904-11-18 (138/140lbs) Jimmy Gardner w co 5 (10) Rube Smith, Athletic Club, Denver, Colorado, USA

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1904-11-18 (138/140lbs) Jimmy Gardner w co 5 (10) Rube Smith, Athletic Club, Denver, Colorado, USA. Made at 135lbs and belonging to Gardner’s 138/140lbs ‘white’ title claim, Smith started strongly and knocked the title claimant down in the second round with a right to the body. That was to be the last of his successes, as Gardner came back strongly to have all the best of it prior to knocking Smith out with a cracking right in the fifth.
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1904-11-18 (138/140lbs) [[Jimmy Gardner]] w co 5 (10) [[Rube Smith]], Athletic Club, Denver, Colorado, USA. Made at 135lbs and belonging to Gardner’s 138/140lbs ‘white’ title claim, Smith started strongly and knocked the title claimant down in the second round with a right to the body. That was to be the last of his successes, as Gardner came back strongly to have all the best of it prior to knocking Smith out with a cracking right in the fifth.
  
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Revision as of 20:33, 19 January 2012

1904-11-18 (138/140lbs) Jimmy Gardner w co 5 (10) Rube Smith, Athletic Club, Denver, Colorado, USA. Made at 135lbs and belonging to Gardner’s 138/140lbs ‘white’ title claim, Smith started strongly and knocked the title claimant down in the second round with a right to the body. That was to be the last of his successes, as Gardner came back strongly to have all the best of it prior to knocking Smith out with a cracking right in the fifth.

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