1924-07-16 Abe Goldstein w pts 15 Charles Ledoux, The Velodrome, Bronx, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD

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1924-07-16 [[Abe Goldstein]] w pts 15 [[Charles Ledoux]], The Velodrome, Bronx, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Ed Purdy. Dropped in the eighth and 14th rounds, the badly marked-up challenger showed that he was only a shadow of the once top fighter he was when making such a poor showing and being in distress from the very first round. That Goldstein (116) was unable to put Ledoux (117¾) to sleep upset the crowd, but the Frenchman had only been stopped inside the distance once in 125 previous contests. On realising that it might be a long night it was hardly surprising that Goldstein depended on his boxing to gain him the unanimous decision.
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1924-07-16 [[Abe Goldstein]] w pts 15 [[Charles Ledoux]], The Velodrome, Bronx, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Ed Purdy. Dropped in the eighth and 14th rounds, the badly marked-up challenger showed that he was only a shadow of the once top fighter he was when making such a poor showing and being in distress from the very first round. That Goldstein (116) was unable to put Ledoux (117¾) to sleep upset the crowd, but the Frenchman had only been stopped inside the distance once in 125 previous contests. On realising that it might be a long night it was hardly surprising that Goldstein depended on his boxing to land the unanimous decision.
  
 
[[Category: 1924 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1924 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]

Latest revision as of 10:23, 20 March 2013

1924-07-16 Abe Goldstein w pts 15 Charles Ledoux, The Velodrome, Bronx, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Ed Purdy. Dropped in the eighth and 14th rounds, the badly marked-up challenger showed that he was only a shadow of the once top fighter he was when making such a poor showing and being in distress from the very first round. That Goldstein (116) was unable to put Ledoux (117¾) to sleep upset the crowd, but the Frenchman had only been stopped inside the distance once in 125 previous contests. On realising that it might be a long night it was hardly surprising that Goldstein depended on his boxing to land the unanimous decision.

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