1923-12-17 Johnny Dundee w pts 15 Jack Bernstein, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA
1923-12-17 Johnny Dundee w pts 15 Jack Bernstein, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Jack O’Sullivan. In one of the worst decisions of its kind according to all and sundry, Dundee (127½) regained the title from Bernstein (129) unanimously in front of a stunned 13,000 plus crowd. Although Bernstein failed to set the house alight, on occasion he sent a strangely sluggish Dundee back on his heels from hard rights and generally dictated the contest, consistently being first to the punch against a man who appeared to have seen better days. It was obvious to the majority as to how poor Dundee was, despite looking to be in fine condition, as he struggled all night while lacking his normal speed and pep, and calls went out to have the verdict scrutinised.