1914-10-26 Sam Langford nd-l pts 10 Jeff Clark, Joplin, Missouri, USA

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1914-10-26 [[Sam Langford]] nd-l pts 10 [[Jeff Clark]], Joplin, Missouri, USA.  
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1914-10-26 [[Sam Langford]] nd-l pts 10 [[Jeff Clark]], Joplin, Missouri, USA. Contested over ten fast rounds, despite the ‘black’ title claimant scoring a second-round knockdown, it was Clark’s fight from thereon. Staying out of range to avoid Langford’s heavy body attacks and using a solid jab, at the final bell the press were clearly in favour of the local man, justifiably nicknamed ‘The Joplin Ghost’
  
On 16 November, [[Jim Cameron]] retired during the sixth round of a scheduled eight against Langford in San Diego, California, claiming a broken hand.
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On 16 November, [[Jim Cameron]] retired during the sixth round of a scheduled eight against Langford at the Arctic Arena, San Diego, California, claiming a broken hand.
  
 
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Revision as of 08:28, 8 May 2012

1914-10-26 Sam Langford nd-l pts 10 Jeff Clark, Joplin, Missouri, USA. Contested over ten fast rounds, despite the ‘black’ title claimant scoring a second-round knockdown, it was Clark’s fight from thereon. Staying out of range to avoid Langford’s heavy body attacks and using a solid jab, at the final bell the press were clearly in favour of the local man, justifiably nicknamed ‘The Joplin Ghost’

On 16 November, Jim Cameron retired during the sixth round of a scheduled eight against Langford at the Arctic Arena, San Diego, California, claiming a broken hand.

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