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1916-02-15 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-l pts 10 Jack Britton, Broadway AC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. With the Englishman again risking his 145lbs title claim against Britton (143½) it was the latter who jabbed his way to the newspaper verdict when using his left at the expense of his right throughout. Looking stale, Lewis (141½) only came to life in the final session when he staged a grandstand finish, jabbing and belting Britton with both hands to the applause of the fans. Following this fight and having taken two press decisions off Lewis inside a month, the Sandusky Star reported that Britton was now claiming the title. 
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1916-02-15 (145lbs) [[Ted Kid Lewis]] nd-l pts 10 [[Jack Britton]], Broadway SC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. With the Englishman again risking his 145lbs title claim against Britton (143½), it was the latter who jabbed his way to the newspaper verdict when using his left at the expense of his right throughout. Looking stale, Lewis (141½) only came to life in the final session when he staged a grandstand finish, jabbing and belting Britton with both hands to the applause of the fans.  
  
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Having taken two press decisions off Lewis inside a month, the ''Sandusky Star'' reported that Britton was now claiming the title. 
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Latest revision as of 12:58, 28 May 2012

1916-02-15 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-l pts 10 Jack Britton, Broadway SC, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA. With the Englishman again risking his 145lbs title claim against Britton (143½), it was the latter who jabbed his way to the newspaper verdict when using his left at the expense of his right throughout. Looking stale, Lewis (141½) only came to life in the final session when he staged a grandstand finish, jabbing and belting Britton with both hands to the applause of the fans.

Having taken two press decisions off Lewis inside a month, the Sandusky Star reported that Britton was now claiming the title.