1916-05-24 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-w rsc 13 (15) Eddie Moha, Gymnastic Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA

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1916-05-24 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-w rsc 13 Eddie Moha, Gymnastic Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA. in his first contest since taking over Graves’ 145lbs title claim. The American made a reasonable start when flooring Lewis in the second round, but the latter came back strongly with fast, clever work to outclass his rival in every facet of the game. After Lewis had put Moha down with a hard left to the jaw in the 13th, the referee stopped the fight when it was clear that the title claimant could not continue. Athough technically taking over the loser’s claim, Lewis considered Britton to be the rightful champion and did not pursue it.   
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1916-05-24 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-w rsc 13 (15) Eddie Moha, Gymnastic Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA. in his first contest since taking over Graves’ 145lbs title claim. The American made a reasonable start when flooring Lewis in the second round, but the latter came back strongly with fast, clever work to outclass his rival in every facet of the game. After Lewis had put Moha down with a hard left to the jaw in the 13th, the referee stopped the fight when it was clear that the latter could not continue.   
  
 
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1916-05-24 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-w rsc 13 (15) Eddie Moha, Gymnastic Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA. in his first contest since taking over Graves’ 145lbs title claim. The American made a reasonable start when flooring Lewis in the second round, but the latter came back strongly with fast, clever work to outclass his rival in every facet of the game. After Lewis had put Moha down with a hard left to the jaw in the 13th, the referee stopped the fight when it was clear that the latter could not continue.

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