1930-05-16 Midget Wolgast w rtd 5 (15) Willie LaMorte, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY

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1930-05-16 [[Midget Wolgast]] w rtd 5 (15) [[Willie LaMorte]], Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY. Referee: Jim Crowley. Making his first defence, Wolgast (110½) proved to be one of the fastest little men New York had seen since [[Pancho Villa]] and looked to be heading for an easy victory when LaMorte (112) collapsed at the end of the fifth round and was forced to retire from what turned out to be a spasm of the heart.  
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1930-05-16 [[Midget Wolgast]] w rtd 5 (15) [[Willie LaMorte]], Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY. Referee: Jim Crowley. Making his first defence, Wolgast (110½) proved to be one of the fastest little men New York had seen since [[Pancho Villa]]. With Wolgast well on his way to what looked to be an easy victory, LaMorte (112) was forced to retire from what turned out to be a spasm of the heart after collapsing at the end of the fifth round.  
  
 
[[Category: 1930 Title Contests]]
 
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1930-05-16 Midget Wolgast w rtd 5 (15) Willie LaMorte, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - NY. Referee: Jim Crowley. Making his first defence, Wolgast (110½) proved to be one of the fastest little men New York had seen since Pancho Villa. With Wolgast well on his way to what looked to be an easy victory, LaMorte (112) was forced to retire from what turned out to be a spasm of the heart after collapsing at the end of the fifth round.

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