1928-01-06 Tommy Loughran w pts 15 Leo Lomski, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD

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1928-01-6 Tommy Loughran w pts 15 Leo Lomski, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Jack Denning. The challenger was known as the ‘Aberdeen Assassin’ and he quickly proved the moniker was deserved when, within moments of the fight starting, he smashed Loughran (174½) to the floor with a terrific right to the jaw. Somehow Loughran got to his feet at the count of ‘nine’ and was then forced to defend as the non-stop Lomski (171) threw leather for fun. As much as Loughran tried to stop all the punches from hitting the target it was impossible and eventually another right to the jaw sent him down and out in the eyes of most of those in attendance. Luckily for Loughran the bell came to his rescue and from thereon, Lomski was never given another opportunity as the champion ran for the next few rounds before taking up the initiative with accurately placed lefts and rights to well deserve the unanimous decision in his favour.