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1924-06-20 Steve Kid Sullivan w pts 10 Johnny Dundee, Henderson’s Bowl, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Jack O’Sullivan. Billed for the title, despite being only a ten rounder (title fights normally had to be of 15 rounds duration in New York at the time), Sullivan (129½) surprised virtually everybody in the game when relieving Dundee (129) of the title after a spirited scrap. As in his contest with Jack Bernstein, Dundee looked tired and jaded as Sullivan paid little heed to his reputation, two-fistedly attacking the once great man with everything he had, and although Dundee often fought back with some vigour he was always the first to back  
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1924-06-20 [[Steve Kid Sullivan]] w pts 10 [[Johnny Dundee]], Henderson’s Bowl, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Jack O’Sullivan. Billed for the title, despite being only a ten rounder (title fights normally had to be of 15 rounds duration in New York at the time), Sullivan (129½) surprised virtually everybody in the game when relieving Dundee (129) of the title after a spirited scrap. As in his contest with Jack Bernstein, Dundee looked tired and jaded as Sullivan paid little heed to his reputation, two-fistedly attacking the once great man with everything he had, and although Dundee often fought back with some vigour he was always the first to back  
 
off. The decision was unanimous.     
 
off. The decision was unanimous.     
  
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Revision as of 17:51, 17 January 2012

1924-06-20 Steve Kid Sullivan w pts 10 Johnny Dundee, Henderson’s Bowl, Brooklyn, NYC, New York, USA - NY/NBA. Referee: Jack O’Sullivan. Billed for the title, despite being only a ten rounder (title fights normally had to be of 15 rounds duration in New York at the time), Sullivan (129½) surprised virtually everybody in the game when relieving Dundee (129) of the title after a spirited scrap. As in his contest with Jack Bernstein, Dundee looked tired and jaded as Sullivan paid little heed to his reputation, two-fistedly attacking the once great man with everything he had, and although Dundee often fought back with some vigour he was always the first to back off. The decision was unanimous.