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1918-05-02 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-drew 10 Jack Britton, The Public Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. The earliest clue that this involved the championship came the night before when the Scranton Times reported that in the event of Britton scoring a kayo victory the fans would be able to say they had witnessed a title fight and that the latter would be the new champion. After both men made 145lbs ringside, it turned into a gruelling battle, with Lewis showing all his cleverness to keep Britton at bay. There were no knockdowns, but Britton never gave up trying.  
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1918-05-02 (145lbs) [[Ted Kid Lewis]] nd-drew 10 [[Jack Britton]], The Public Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. The earliest clue that this involved the championship came the night before when the ''Scranton Times'' reported that in the event of Britton scoring a kayo victory the fans would be able to say they had witnessed a title fight and that the latter would be the new champion. After both men made 145lbs ringside, it turned into a gruelling battle, with Lewis showing all his cleverness to keep Britton at bay. There were no knockdowns, but Britton never gave up trying.  
  
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Latest revision as of 10:35, 6 February 2012

1918-05-02 (145lbs) Ted Kid Lewis nd-drew 10 Jack Britton, The Public Hall, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. The earliest clue that this involved the championship came the night before when the Scranton Times reported that in the event of Britton scoring a kayo victory the fans would be able to say they had witnessed a title fight and that the latter would be the new champion. After both men made 145lbs ringside, it turned into a gruelling battle, with Lewis showing all his cleverness to keep Britton at bay. There were no knockdowns, but Britton never gave up trying.