1914-04-07 (158lbs) Al McCoy nd-w co 1 (10) George Chip, Broadway SC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA

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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.  
 
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''.  
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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''.  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:02, 15 June 2013

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.

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