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1905-06-12 (140lbs) [[Jimmy Gardner]] drew 20 [[Jack O’Keefe]], Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Referee: William Bean. Made at 140lbs and involving Gardner’s ‘white’ title claim at the weight in what was a return match, O’Keefe was behind most of the way before staging a tremendous 15th round. Tearing into Gardner, who received a bad cut around the eyes, O’Keefe let rip with both hands and according to the referee it was his fantastic work rate in this round that earned him the draw.  
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1905-06-12 (140lbs) [[Jimmy Gardner]] drew 20 [[Jack O’Keefe]], Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Referee: William Bean. Made at 140lbs, and involving Gardner’s ‘white’ title claim at the weight in what was a return match, O’Keefe was behind most of the way before staging a tremendous 15th round. Tearing into Gardner, who received a bad cut around the eyes, O’Keefe let rip with both hands, and according to the referee it was his fantastic work-rate in this round that earned him the draw.  
  
 
On 4 August, Gardner took on [[Rufe Turner]] over 25 rounds at the Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California. Having won by an 11th-round knockout after both men made 135lbs at 6pm, Gardner moved up to the welterweight division on being matched against [[Buddy Ryan]]. Interestingly, Turner had been Gardner’s first black opponent.   
 
On 4 August, Gardner took on [[Rufe Turner]] over 25 rounds at the Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California. Having won by an 11th-round knockout after both men made 135lbs at 6pm, Gardner moved up to the welterweight division on being matched against [[Buddy Ryan]]. Interestingly, Turner had been Gardner’s first black opponent.   

Latest revision as of 05:02, 14 April 2013

1905-06-12 (140lbs) Jimmy Gardner drew 20 Jack O’Keefe, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Referee: William Bean. Made at 140lbs, and involving Gardner’s ‘white’ title claim at the weight in what was a return match, O’Keefe was behind most of the way before staging a tremendous 15th round. Tearing into Gardner, who received a bad cut around the eyes, O’Keefe let rip with both hands, and according to the referee it was his fantastic work-rate in this round that earned him the draw.

On 4 August, Gardner took on Rufe Turner over 25 rounds at the Mission Street Arena, Colma, San Francisco, California. Having won by an 11th-round knockout after both men made 135lbs at 6pm, Gardner moved up to the welterweight division on being matched against Buddy Ryan. Interestingly, Turner had been Gardner’s first black opponent.