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1908-01-29 (105lbs) [[Johnny Coulon]] w pts 10 [[Kid Murphy]], Weast Pavilion, Peoria, Illinois, USA. In a return match, also billed for the world 105lbs title, Coulon had to battle all the way, badly weakening Murphy with body blows in the fourth round before driving on to a clear win.  
 
1908-01-29 (105lbs) [[Johnny Coulon]] w pts 10 [[Kid Murphy]], Weast Pavilion, Peoria, Illinois, USA. In a return match, also billed for the world 105lbs title, Coulon had to battle all the way, badly weakening Murphy with body blows in the fourth round before driving on to a clear win.  
  
In the aftermath some reports claimed that American 105lbs title fights over ten rounds should be ignored as being legitimate championship matches because they were not being contested over an acceptable distance to judge ‘endurance’.
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In the aftermath, some reports claimed that American 105lbs title fights over ten rounds should be ignored as being legitimate championship matches because they were not being contested over an acceptable distance to judge ‘endurance’.
  
 
[[Category: 1908 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1908 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 15:46, 17 March 2013

1908-01-29 (105lbs) Johnny Coulon w pts 10 Kid Murphy, Weast Pavilion, Peoria, Illinois, USA. In a return match, also billed for the world 105lbs title, Coulon had to battle all the way, badly weakening Murphy with body blows in the fourth round before driving on to a clear win.

In the aftermath, some reports claimed that American 105lbs title fights over ten rounds should be ignored as being legitimate championship matches because they were not being contested over an acceptable distance to judge ‘endurance’.