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1930-12-26 Frankie Genaro drew 15 Midget Wolgast, Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NYC, New York, USA - WORLD. Referee: Patsy Haley. On being announced as a draw most ringsiders thought Wolgast (111¾) had won at least ten of the rounds, but although there were many exchanges to head and body a great deal of the punches concerned lacked power and did no damage. Genaro (111), who was cut over the right eye in the first round, fought one of his cagiest battles, proving wise in the art of defence and having the ability to draw the lead to get in counters, while Wolgast produced quantity, if not quality. Both men were adept in the art of tying an opponent up at close quarters, which led to hardly any sustained action, and a contest that was supposed to find a universally recognised champion ultimately failed to do so.