1913-10-23 (145lbs) Spike Kelly nd-w pts 10 Billy Walters, Grand Opera House, Superior, Wisconsin, USA

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1913-10-23 (145lbs) Spike Kelly nd-w pts 10 Billy Walters, Grand Opera House, Superior, Wisconsin, USA. Referee: Tug McDonough. In a match made at 145lbs, the Superior Telegram reported that it was a terrific fight. Contested at a fast pace, with Walters (142½) forcing matters, Kelly (145) showed a clever defence and countered with clean shots that would have racked up the points if a decision had been involved. Neither man was in distress at any time.