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1914-04-07 (158lbs) [[Al McCoy]] nd-w co 1 (10) [[George Chip]], Broadway AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Johnny Haukaup. As in the contests between Chip and [[Frank Klaus]] this was not a billed title bout, but Chip’s version of the championship was deemed to have changed hands after he ran on to a left hook counter in the ninth and was knocked out on the 1.04 mark.  
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1914-04-07 (158lbs) [[Al McCoy]] nd-w co 1 (10) [[George Chip]], Broadway SC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Johnny Haukaup. As in the contests between Chip and [[Frank Klaus]] this was not a billed title bout, but Chip’s version of the championship was deemed to have changed hands after he ran on to a left hook counter in the ninth and was knocked out on the 1.04 mark.  
  
 
Despite Chip (162½), who was a substitute for his brother Joe, coming in over the middleweight poundage in a ten-round no-decision affair, with no weight stipulation in force McCoy (157½) received recognition as the first southpaw champion in boxing history. Chip, who had been floored earlier in the ninth, was reported to have weighed 159lbs by the ''New York Times''.  
 
Despite Chip (162½), who was a substitute for his brother Joe, coming in over the middleweight poundage in a ten-round no-decision affair, with no weight stipulation in force McCoy (157½) received recognition as the first southpaw champion in boxing history. Chip, who had been floored earlier in the ninth, was reported to have weighed 159lbs by the ''New York Times''.  

Revision as of 13:51, 28 May 2012

1914-04-07 (158lbs) Al McCoy nd-w co 1 (10) George Chip, Broadway SC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. Referee: Johnny Haukaup. As in the contests between Chip and Frank Klaus this was not a billed title bout, but Chip’s version of the championship was deemed to have changed hands after he ran on to a left hook counter in the ninth and was knocked out on the 1.04 mark.

Despite Chip (162½), who was a substitute for his brother Joe, coming in over the middleweight poundage in a ten-round no-decision affair, with no weight stipulation in force McCoy (157½) received recognition as the first southpaw champion in boxing history. Chip, who had been floored earlier in the ninth, was reported to have weighed 159lbs by the New York Times.