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1913-10-09 (145lbs) Spike Kelly nd-l pts 10 Mike Gibbons, Coliseum Skating Palace, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. The Chicago Tribune reported this as being articled for the 145lbs version of the title and Kelly held on to his claim despite being outscored in most of the rounds. At first Gibbons stood off and boxed at range, but once Kelly began to bore in he was forced to trade and was soon rattling in short rights almost at will. Although Kelly was still active when sending in hard looking swings and uppercuts, too few of them landed to make a dent in Gibbons’ defensive shield.       
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1913-10-09 (145lbs) [[Spike Kelly]] nd-l pts 10 [[Mike Gibbons]], Coliseum Skating Palace, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. The ''Chicago Tribune'' reported this as being articled for the 145lbs version of the title and Kelly held on to his claim despite being outscored in most of the rounds. At first Gibbons stood off and boxed at range, but once Kelly began to bore in he was forced to trade and was soon rattling in short rights almost at will. Although Kelly was still active when sending in hard looking swings and uppercuts, too few of them landed to make a dent in Gibbons’ defensive shield.       
  
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Revision as of 20:24, 5 February 2012

1913-10-09 (145lbs) Spike Kelly nd-l pts 10 Mike Gibbons, Coliseum Skating Palace, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. The Chicago Tribune reported this as being articled for the 145lbs version of the title and Kelly held on to his claim despite being outscored in most of the rounds. At first Gibbons stood off and boxed at range, but once Kelly began to bore in he was forced to trade and was soon rattling in short rights almost at will. Although Kelly was still active when sending in hard looking swings and uppercuts, too few of them landed to make a dent in Gibbons’ defensive shield.