1915-12-04 (116lbs) Johnny Ertle nd-w rtd 3 (10) Young O’Leary, Clermont Rink, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA

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4 December (116lbs) [[Johnny Ertle]] nd-w rtd 3 (10) [[Young O’Leary]], [[Clermont Rink, Brooklyn, NYC, New York]], USA. With both men inside 116lbs Ertle’s title claim at the weight was on the line and although it was a tough battle while it lasted O’Leary (116) gradually succumbed. Having sustained a broken nose in the third round it was clear that O’Leary could not fight on and he was retired on his stool during the interval, leaving Ertle (114¾) the winner.
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1915-12-04 (116lbs) [[Johnny Ertle]] nd-w rtd 3 (10) [[Young O’Leary]], Clermont Rink, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. With both men inside 116lbs Ertle’s title claim at the weight was on the line, and although it was a tough battle while it lasted O’Leary (116) gradually succumbed. Having sustained a broken nose in the third round it was clear that O’Leary could not fight on and he was retired on his stool during the interval, leaving Ertle (114¾) the winner.
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Ertle next met two men in six-round no-decision contests at the Olympia AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, knocking out [[Young Fred Diggins]] in the first round on 6 December and receiving the press decision over [[Joe O’Donnell]] on 25 December. Both contests were made at 116lbs.
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[[Category: 1915 Title Contests]]
 
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Revision as of 20:34, 7 June 2012

1915-12-04 (116lbs) Johnny Ertle nd-w rtd 3 (10) Young O’Leary, Clermont Rink, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. With both men inside 116lbs Ertle’s title claim at the weight was on the line, and although it was a tough battle while it lasted O’Leary (116) gradually succumbed. Having sustained a broken nose in the third round it was clear that O’Leary could not fight on and he was retired on his stool during the interval, leaving Ertle (114¾) the winner.

Ertle next met two men in six-round no-decision contests at the Olympia AC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, knocking out Young Fred Diggins in the first round on 6 December and receiving the press decision over Joe O’Donnell on 25 December. Both contests were made at 116lbs.

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